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Bill Dudney

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To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here Over the last several weeks I've received a few questions about remote debugging with Eclipse. I posted about this on my other blog back in February here but with not enough info for others to follow. If you go look at that blog entry you will see that I looked into 'in eclipse' debugging but did not find it satisfactory. So without further ado here is how I use Tomcat, JBoss, and Eclipse to build and debug applications. Whichever platform you are using (Tomcat or JBoss) you need to start them with the JPDA debugging enabled. For Tomcat this is very easy. In the $CATALINA_HOME/bin directory there is a script catalina.sh. If you provide the arguments 'jpda start' tomcat will startup and listen on port 8000 for a debugger connection. With JBoss its only slightly more complicated. Basically you need to speci... (more)

Eclipse Special: Bill Dudney on the Web Tools Project

Related Link: JDJ Exclusive Q & A with Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director, Eclipse Foundation The Web Tools Project (WTP) went live late last month and I finally had some time to play around with it. I'll summarize what is there in this article and then write up some of the detail over the next couple of weeks. The WTP consists of two major contributions, one from IBM and the other ObjectWeb. The IBM contribution consists of pieces of their development tools for WebSphere. The ObjectWeb contribution is what was known as Lomboz. This initial article will focus on the IBM contribut... (more)

Why "Eclipse Developer's Journal" and Why Now?

When I was first asked to take on the role of Editor in Chief for Eclipse Developer's Journal (EDJ) I naturally asked myself this same question. Why do we need a journal dedicated to Eclipse right now? I believe there are two main answers: 1. the community is large and growing, and 2. the community would benefit from a magazine focused exclusively on the Eclipse ecosystem. While I searched the Net I found several existing outlets to talk about Eclipse and its related technologies, but none of them are focused exclusively on Eclipse and the community around it. So I said yes and he... (more)

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