Members Meeting, March 20, 2006

Minutes, Santa Clara Convention Center 1pm-5pm

Attendees

There were approximately 130 members present representing over 70 member companies.

Invited Speakers

Brent Willams spoke about the value of the Eclipse Ecosystem at large, but also the economic values of belonging to Eclipse. His presentation can be found here.

Kevin Haaland provided an update on the Platform Project. His presentation can be found here.

Andi Gutmans, Guy Harpaz and Stew Nickolas provided and update and demonstration on the Eclipse PHP project. The demonstation was live and not captured for replay online.

Stew Nickolas presented a details of a project using Ajax and Eclipse. The presentation can be found here.

Mike Taylor kicked off a Market Reseach working group and is looking for community involvement. If you would like to be involved in the working group please contact mike_taylor (at) instantiations.com. Mike's presentation can be found here.

There were five lighting talks. Many were demos or impromptu and therefore slides will not be posted. Andreas Keis presented the role of Eclipse at EADS, and why it was selected. Sebastian Meyen talked about S&S and Eclipse and announce an Eclipse programming challenge for Eclipse Magazin with a 20,000 euro prize. Shoji Ueda took time from a family vacation to show us a hardware debugger he has built with Eclipse. Dave Klavon talked about the Geronimo WTP plugin for Eclipse. Martin Lippert talked about the work going on in the Spring community regarding OSGi, and also talked about server-side OSGi in general.

Foundation Speakers

Mike Milinkovich provided an update on the Foundation and the Ecosystem. His presentation can be found here.

Ian Skerrett provided a marketing update. His presentation can be found here.

Ralph Mueller provided a lighthearted update to the membership on his first 100 days of activity in Europe. His presentation can be found here.