Embarcadero Program Managers to Present at EclipseCon 2008

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Embarcadero Technologies' resident Eclipse experts will share their Eclipse insights during presentations at EclipseCon 2008 in Santa Clara, Calif. next week. Wassim Melhem and Kenn Hussey will present and lead multiple conference sessions, both educating and updating the community on new and existing efforts.

Plug-in Development 201: Rich Client Application

Two Embarcadero Technologies software program managers will share their Eclipse expertise during presentations at EclipseCon 2008 in Santa Clara, Calif. next week, March 17- 20.

Embarcadero program manager Wassim Melhem will participate in three sessions on Eclipse Plug-in Development, including a two-part tutorial on the Plug-in Development Environment (PDE), as well as a birds-of-a-feather session where participants will discuss and debate PDE-related topics.

  • March 17th at 8:00 a.m.: Co-presenter for "Plug-in Development 101: The Fundamentals"
  • March 17th at 10:30 a.m.: Co-presenter for "Plug-in Development 201: Rich Client Application"
  • March 18th at 7:30 p.m.: Co-host of the PDE Soiree

Melhem led the Eclipse PDE since the Eclipse 2.1 release through to the RCP renaissance and into the new age of OSGi runtimes. He also directed the design and implementation of the tools available in the Eclipse SDK to develop, test and deploy Eclipse plug-ins, rich client applications, features and update sites. Additionally, Melhem maintains a popular Eclipse-centric blog.

At EclipseCon, Embarcadero program manager Kenn Hussey will outline how Eclipse and the OMG can better work in partnership, provide an update on what is new in the Model Development Tools sub-project, and co-host the first of two Eclipse/OMG Symposia.

  • March 18th at 1:30 p.m.: Presenting a long talk entitled, "Open Source Meets Open Specifications: Eclipse and the OMG"
  • March 19th at 11:10 a.m.: Presenting a short talk entitled, "What's New in MDT?"
  • March 20th at 10:10 a.m.: Co-chair of the Eclipse/OMG Symposium

Hussey is the lead of the newly created Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN2) and Information Management Metamodel (IMM) components of the Model Development Tools (MDT) sub-project at Eclipse. He is also a member of the Project Management Committee for the top-level Modeling project and a committer on the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) sub-project at Eclipse. Hussey also maintains an insightful industry blog.

About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. delivers professional grade database tools that companies use to design, develop and manage databases and the data they contain. More than 12,000 customers worldwide and over 90 of the Fortune 100 rely on Embarcadero's cross-platform tools to reduce complexity, improve productivity and strengthen security. The company's flagship database tools include: ER/Studio, DBArtisan, Rapid SQL and Change Manager. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Melbourne, Australia, Munich, Germany and Maidenhead, United Kingdom. For more information, visit http://www.embarcadero.com.

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