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Eclipse workshop

IBM Italy has the pleasure to invite all Politecnico di Torino students to attend the Eclipse Technical Briefing in Sala Consiglio di FacoltÓ on 29th November 2004. The briefing is conducted in English by Doug Tidwell, IBM Senior Software Engineer, with the following agenda:

09:15 Welcome and University Relations introduction
09:30 Eclipse overview, including Eclipse V3.0
10:00 Installing, running, and updating Eclipse
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Java development with Eclipse, including Ant, JUnit, and Javadoc
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Building graphical applications
13:45 Extending Eclipse with plug-ins
14:30 Eclipse plug-in architecture
15:15 Coffee break
15:30 Building plug-ins, views, and perspectives
16:15 Creating your own version of Eclipse
16:45 Eclipse resources
17:00 End

"This one-day workshop will present an overview of the technology and architecture of Eclipse, a popular open source integration platform for doing Java development and hosting application development tools. The major components of Eclipse and useful plug-ins available on the Internet will be presented. Students will leave the workshop with a clear understanding of the Eclipse platform and its many uses. For further study, lab exercises will be available after the workshop.

About the Instructor: Doug Tidwell is a Senior Software Engineer with IBM's University Relations Group. His job is to work with professors and students worldwide, giving away IBM software and educational materials. He has more than 20 years of development experience, and is the author of O'Reilly's book on XSLT. You can reach him at