Thursday, October 12, 2006

Design patterns for UI

While reading a post from Grady Booch, I came across the yahoo design pattern library which seems to be a very interesting concept that could be adopted by the user interface best practices working group to publish their results.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Being rich

No, I'm not commenting about my lifestyle <g>, I'm just talking about RCP, the Really Cool Platform. Lately I've been annoyed by this tendancy to call anything built on top of eclipse, an RCP application. This is just wrong as it creates confusion around a concept not easy to understand, and it does not promote SWT and/or JFace where they are the real "heros".

So what does it take to be rich? To depend on org.eclipse.ui and org.eclipse.core.runtime (see the wiki).

Now remember that and give credit to the right technology even though it may not market as well (sorry azureus is not rich, it is SWeeT).