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Building Modern UI for Eclipse RCP



Yuri Strot and Igor Zapletnev share their experience building the UI of an Eclipse product, introducing a new EMF-based widget toolkit providing native SWT controls, SVG, styling, declarative syntax and animation.


Yuri Strot has been an Eclipse RCP/Plugin developer for almost 10 years. He became an Eclipse committer in 2008 (Tigerstripe) and has been worked on various Eclipse products for Xored Software, Cisco Systems, British Telecom, Cobol IT and other. Igor Zapletnev is a committer and contributor on projects. He is an expert in EMF-based modeling and EMF-model/text editors.

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EclipseCon is all about community. Contributors, adopters, extenders, service providers, consumers and business and research organizations gather to share their expertise and learn from each other. EclipseCon delivers networking opportunities that lead to synergies in the community, as well as opportunities to give and receive help on specific technical issues or to generate business opportunities.

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Jun 15, 2016