Ed Burnette

Ed Burnette is a software industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience as a programmer, author, and speaker. He has written numerous technical articles and books, most recently "Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform" from the Pragmatic Programmers.

Latest Posts

Day 2: Eclipse on Mars

NASA scientists and mission planners are using the Eclipse RCP to control current and future Mars missions.

March 21, 2006 by Ed Burnette


Day 2: Joel Spolsky Live at EclipseCon

Software development guru Joel Spolsky delivered the first keynote address to a packed crowd at EclipseCon 2006 this morning. This presentation will be blogged live.

March 21, 2006 by Ed Burnette


EclipseCon Day 1: Tutorial: Eclipse Forms

Eclipse Forms is an API for creating web-like user interfaces for rich clients, with more interactivity than is possible on a standard web page. This tutorial covered the basic concepts, then delved into lessons learned during large scale applications.

March 20, 2006 by Ed Burnette


EclipseCon Day 1: Tutorial: The Eclipse Debug Framework

The Eclipse Debug Framework provides a powerful API for launching and debugging applications written in any language. Developers supporting new languages and environments can extend the framework for their own unique needs. This tutorial presents an introduction to the Debug framework and discusses some of the finer points that debugger implementers need to be aware of.

March 20, 2006 by Ed Burnette

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EclipseCon Day Zero: Blogging convention

What do you get when you put a bunch of Eclipse bloggers in a room and give them free beer? A bunch of drunk bloggers, er, I mean, a free exchange of information in a mutually respectful environment.

March 19, 2006 by Ed Burnette


On the road to EclipseCon: Genuitec bridges NetBeans/Eclipse gap

Genuitec will be demonstrating its Eclipse port of Matisse (a GUI editor originally developed for NetBeans) for the first time at EclipseCon 2006 next week. In a surprising show of support, Tim Cramer, Director for Java Tools at Sun Microsystems, will be on hand to answer questions.

March 15, 2006 by Ed Burnette