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EclipseCon '07, the Community's Party

Why was EclipseCon '07 special? For the first time, EclipseCon was really the Eclipse community's party.

  • The first EclipseCon was interesting in that the conference itself was successful.
  • EclipseCon 2 remains the best technical conference I have ever attended and it was really the “Eclipse is Successful” party. Nearly every session blew me away. RCP became more than an acronym; it was real.
  • Last year's EclipseCon was the first year where EclipseCon wasn't dominated by IBM. But the community hadn't really matured yet. Although it wasn't a bad conference, there were a few time slots where I walked out of two talks and then wondered where I should spend my time after that. Networking was the star last year.
  • This year's EclpseCon, the Eclipse community came into its own. None of the sessions I attended were duds. But more importantly, I only attended a single presentation that was run by an IBM or OTI person.

In summary, the diversity and success of this community is astonishing. It seems that Eclipse always eventually succeeds when it takes something on.

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blog/eclipsecon_07_the_community_s_party.txt · Last modified: 2014/10/17 22:08 (external edit)