Introduction to Deep Learning

Are you listening and reading here and there about Deep Learning and would like to have an introduction to this field? Ok, then keep reading: in this article I will give you a very simple introduction to the basics of deep learning, regardless to the language, library or framework you may choose thereafter.   What is deep learning? Well, trying to explain deep learning with a good level of understanding may take quite a while and it's not the purpose of this article. Here the purpose is to help beginners to understand the basic concepts of this field. Nevertheless even [...]

2018-08-10T23:52:10+00:00 By |

How to plot a graph with Nebula XYGraph

Nebula is an Eclipse Project that allows you to use hundreds of cool widgets to make your application really awesome. XYGraph is one of them and you can use it to plot a graph with plenty of options. Let's see how to do that. In Eclipse menu select Help, Install New Software..., put the following Update Site in the Work with field   then expand Nebula Release Individual Widgets node and select Nebula Visualization Widgets, finish the installation and let Eclipse restart. Now you can create a new application with File, New, Project, Plug-in Development, Plug-in Project, Next. Give the [...]

2018-08-09T14:33:43+00:00 By |

Linux as a Desktop

The Goal Since my first encounter with Linux, around 2000, I made several attempts to adopt it as a real and productive desktop environment for the enterprise. However, for a number of practical reasons, after a while (some days or weeks), I always resigned and got back to Windows. Every time there were problems here and there that accumulated one after another and made me think "why on the earth I keep on trying to switch to Linux when I just don't have all these problems with Windows?". The Problems Which problems? Well, sometimes problems with hardware management (wifi connection, [...]

2018-06-23T14:34:50+00:00 By |

Build your EMF Parsley application

Introduction In a previous article we have seen how to create from scratch a web application example with EMF Parsley. Now we'll go a step further and in particular we will see how to: make some little tweaks to make it easier the development customize the application Internal or External browser? In order to test the application you can use both the internal browser (the one that opens inside Eclipse IDE by default when you launch the application) or any other browser (external) you wish, as far as you point to the same URL. Using RAP you may see often [...]

2017-08-13T09:37:38+00:00 By |

EMF Parsley: a web application in a few steps

Introduction With EMF Parsley you can quickly build and easily maintain a web application. Let's see how. Indeed Parsley allows you to build both desktop and web applications from the same code (single-sourcing), leveraging on Eclipse RCP platform and using RAP for the web, but for the purpose of this article we will focus only on the web side. Setting up the environment First of all ensure you have a recent Eclipse IDE installed and running on a brand new workspace. If you downloaded the Eclipse Modeling Package then you already have EMF Parsley installed, otherwise you can install it [...]

2017-08-13T09:27:40+00:00 By |

How to install WindowBuilder

In order to install WindowBuilder on Eclipse let's click on Help -> Eclipse Marketplace..., type "windowbuilder" into "Find:" field and press Enter. Then press the Install button and follow the wizard until it asks to restart Eclipse.

2018-04-27T15:48:32+00:00 By |

Eclipse Day Florence – Registrations are open !

Eclipse Day Florence 2014 Palazzo dei Congressi Florence - May 23rd Are you an enthusiast of Open Source technologies and innovation? Then you can not miss the Eclipse Day Florence 2014! Register NOW   Sessions   Below are the sessions scheduled to date: Benjamin Cab├®(IoT evangelist at the Eclipse Foundation)The Renaissance of connected machines Simone Cicero (Freelance)Open Gets Real Christian G├Âtz(Project Manager & co-founder of Dc-square)MQTT with Eclipse Paho: A protocol for IoT and M2M communication Matteo Collina(Project Lead of Ponte)Making your Washing Machine Talk with a Power Plant M├®lanie Bats(Software Developer at Obeo)Turning Eclipse into an Arduino programming platform [...]

2014-04-17T10:52:12+00:00 By |

Eclipse Day Florence – May 23rd 2014

After the success of the previous editions, RCP Vision announces the third edition of the Eclipse Day Florence, the event dedicated to the Open Source with special focus on Eclipse technologies. Also this edition will be dedicated to anyone who wants to share with the community their success in the adoption of Eclipse and Open Source technologies. Many interesting topics will be covered: Machine to Machine, Internet of Things, Embedded, Model Driven Development, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration e Mobile. For further details on the event, visit the official website at

2014-03-25T16:11:09+00:00 By |