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Re: [equinox-dev] Article idea: RCP for non-GUI applications

Thanks all.

Bug number 119643.

Regards,
Neil


> +1  This would be great.  There is lots of room for such articles.  I'm
> sure many people here would be more than happy to review should you
> desire.
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> Dear all,
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> I would like to briefly float this idea with you before posting a BugZilla
> in the Community->Articles section. I am interested in writing an article
> for the main Articles page on eclipse.org on the subject of writing
> headless applications with Eclipse RCP.
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> The article would focus on the benefits of the OSGi component model, the
> use of dynamic bundle loading and the Update mechanism, and a discussion
> of the Eclipse-specific extensions to OSGi in Equinox (eg extension
> registry).
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> The reason for wanting to write this is that, in the development team I
> work in, we are increasingly realising that Eclipse RCP/Equinox solves
> more problems for us than just GUI development. Ideally we would like to
> deliver all of our code (including some long-running batch tasks) as OSGi
> bundles running on Equinox. The major barrier to that at the moment is
> server-side code (including J2EE) but I see from this list that progress
> is being made in that direction.
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> Is this is a sensible idea? Am I stepping on anybody's toes?
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> Regards,
> Neil
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