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* Yves Yang
 
* Yves Yang
  
== Minutes ==
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* Wanted to have self-hosted IDE by end of 2009 but we are a bit behind schedule
 
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* We were aiming for a self-hosted IDE by end of 2009 but we are a bit behind schedule
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* Mostly done with crafting the shape of the workbench model
 
* Mostly done with crafting the shape of the workbench model
 
* Workbench trim now working
 
* Workbench trim now working
* SWT status
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* CSS
 
** Refactoring to handle CSS pseudo-classes
 
** Refactoring to handle CSS pseudo-classes
 
** Cocoa and Windows 7 shell trim support
 
** Cocoa and Windows 7 shell trim support
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* Compatibility layer is running the workbench again
 
* Compatibility layer is running the workbench again
 
* Looking at e4 extensions points
 
* Looking at e4 extensions points
** Plug-in developer allowed to modify base e4 model
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** Plug-in developer modify base e4 model
 
** Merge e4 model changes made by all plug-ins
 
** Merge e4 model changes made by all plug-ins
** There was some discussion on how to do this, and how much control to give to plug-in developers during the call. There will be a follow-on meeting to discuss this in more detail
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** Some discussion about how to do this
 
* Kai working on contacts demo
 
* Kai working on contacts demo
 
** Added more use of data binding
 
** Added more use of data binding
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** Created a project in prototyping stage
 
** Created a project in prototyping stage
 
** Main issue is how to start the e4 application in the same JRE as the designer
 
** Main issue is how to start the e4 application in the same JRE as the designer
** Yves to write some wiki doc on how to get started
 
  
* EclipseCon
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** So far e4 talks are very technical  
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* e4 talk - so far e4 talks are too technical  
 
** Can we have a talk that is more entry level to demonstrate how easy e4 is to work with
 
** Can we have a talk that is more entry level to demonstrate how easy e4 is to work with
  
 
* Need to tag the examples so they continue to run in the future
 
* Need to tag the examples so they continue to run in the future
** If you grab e4 1.0 M2 and try the examples from the PSF they don't compile: {{bug|298011}}
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** If you grab e4 1.0 M2 and try the examples from the PSF they don't compile
** Working on embedded browser for examples {{bug|295605}}
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** Working on embedded browser for examples
** Explored related *.psf enhancement {{bug|162608}}
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* Tom working on e4 presentation in Zurich
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* Susan working on integration of error log view
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* Working with UI visual designer
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** Looking at ways to reduce clutter (See {{bug|297985}} for details)
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** First iterations (focus on content not containers) were a bit too mellow/unexciting
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** New iteration will add more styling to containers to help draw attention from clutter
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Revision as of 11:45, 17 December 2009

Attendees

  • Bogdan Gheorghe
  • Boris Bokowski
  • Dan Rubel
  • Eric Moffatt
  • John Arthorne
  • Mike Wilson (McQ)
  • Oleg Besedin
  • Kai Toedter
  • Remy Suen
  • Susan McCourt
  • Tom Schindl
  • Yves Yang
  • Wanted to have self-hosted IDE by end of 2009 but we are a bit behind schedule
  • Mostly done with crafting the shape of the workbench model
  • Workbench trim now working
  • CSS
    • Refactoring to handle CSS pseudo-classes
    • Cocoa and Windows 7 shell trim support
    • Support for pervasive search bug 69200
  • Model merge
    • Looking at extensibility of merge algorithm to support different RCP app scenarios
  • Compatibility layer is running the workbench again
  • Looking at e4 extensions points
    • Plug-in developer modify base e4 model
    • Merge e4 model changes made by all plug-ins
    • Some discussion about how to do this
  • Kai working on contacts demo
    • Added more use of data binding
    • Xtext based editor for authoring styling
  • e4 XWT designer
    • Created a project in prototyping stage
    • Main issue is how to start the e4 application in the same JRE as the designer


  • e4 talk - so far e4 talks are too technical
    • Can we have a talk that is more entry level to demonstrate how easy e4 is to work with
  • Need to tag the examples so they continue to run in the future
    • If you grab e4 1.0 M2 and try the examples from the PSF they don't compile
    • Working on embedded browser for examples

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