Making the Eclipse IDE fun again - continued

A session at EclipseCon 2014

Tuesday 18th March, 2014

5:00pm to 6:00pm (PST)

Many Eclipse IDE users are still happy using Eclipse as their daily Java IDE - and indeed, the Java tooling in Eclipse is great. But don’t you hear people saying things like: Eclipse got too big, too slow, too clunky, too overloaded with features and plugins, doesn't support language X, hard to configure, and similar complaints? I do. I hear people complaining about all sorts of things and I am afraid of Eclipse losing its great reputation as an IDE. As a consequence, I think, we should try to make Eclipse fun again.

This talk started at EclipseCon Europe 2013 and threw in some proposals for making Eclipse fun again, showed some live demos of features we worked on to achieve this, and started a discussion about many of the ideas we’ve been having. This discussion should continue at EclipseCon NA 2014, showing the progress that has been made in the meantime and trigger discussion for further work. The Eclipse IDE should be fun again.

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Martin Lippert

developer tools and runtime technology programmer, lead of the Spring Tool Suite at Pivotal, innovator, and coach for agile software development

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Max Rydahl Andersen

Working on Hibernate, Seam and JBoss Tools bio from Twitter

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Time 5:00pm6:00pm PST

Date Tue 18th March 2014

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