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Revision as of 12:51, 26 January 2010

e4 is generating a lot of interest in the Eclipse community. A lot of people are already helping to promote and evangelize the e4 platform. The intent of this page is to help e4 evangelists collaborate on their promotion of the e4 technology.


Contents

e4 Themes and Messages

Lots of people have heard about e4 but not a lot of people can explain what it is and who it is for. Therefore, we should attempt to develop a common set of messages and short description. The following is a proposal and open for comment.

Main Theme: e4 is the next generation platform for building Eclipse-based applications (RCP 2.0)

Supporting Message: Easier to Develop

  • Develop using Javascript and OpenSocial widgets
  • XWT for declarative
  • easier APIs to access Application services (20 things)

Supporting Message: Easier to Assemble

  • EMF Model for assembly
  • Visual Designer for assembly
  • skinnable UI via CSS

Secondary Theme: JavaScript Modularity

Key Questions that need to be answered

  • How do people migrate to e4?
  • What is in e4 for a Java EE and Web developer that might not be building Eclipse-based applications?


e4 User Portal

We need to create a web page that targets new users to e4. The goal would be to make it easy for them to find information and resource to get started on e4. On this use page we could include things like:

  • Getting Started Tutorials
  • Examples and Demos
  • Migration Documents
  • Blog feed of e4 related posts
  • Download links
  • Support Forum links

The Eclipse Foundation will help build the web page but it will rely upon the Evangelists to help supply content.

Content

This section will 1) act as a catalog of content that has been created, 2) allow individuals to indicate their interest in developing new content and 3) allow people to connect and collaborate on the creation of new content.

Tutorials

Developing for e4 Tutorials

Eclipse e4 Tutorial by Lars Vogel

Assembly

  • Please add a link to existing content or content that you plan on creating.

Migration

  • Please add a link to existing content or content that you plan on creating.


Examples and Demos

Developing for e4 Tutorials

  • Please add a link to existing content or content that you plan on creating.

Assembly

Events and Speaking

Presentation Material

  • Please add any e4 presentation material you would like to share.

Events

  • Please add where you are speaking about e4 and the regions you are available to speak

Other Stuff

  • What else could/should the evangelist try to work on together?


Coordination Meeting

We will plan to have monthly evangelist meetings to encourage communication, collaboration and all that good stuff meeting are suppose to do.  :-)

First meeting will be Thursday, January 28 at 11amPT/2pmET/20:00CET. Call-in numbers are:

U.S. 1-866-394-4146

Participant Passcode: 874 515 514#

The following countries have also been approved for toll-free calls, if required:

Germany: 0800-111-1193

  Germany Caller paid 49-6958-999-0561

UK: 0800-358-3473

  UK Caller Paid:  44-207-154-0023

France: 0800-94-0253

  France Caller Paid:  33-1-70-99-3261

Sweden: 0200-125-713

  Sweden Caller Paid:  46-850-520-161

Finland: 0800-114-845

  Finland Caller Paid:  358-969-379-456