Tom is self-employed and CEO of BestSolution.at Systemhaus Gmbh a software company building applications (RCP, J2EE) for companies around the world. Besides implementing solutions their own BestSolution.at consulted companies to introduce Eclipse Technologies into their software stack by providing its knowledge about Eclipse Technologies and Software Design experience. Tom is one of the Platform-UI and Nebula committers working on JFace-Viewers, Nebula-Grid and contributed patches to other eclipse projects (EMF, …). He is the founder of the UFacekit-Project which builds a layer of abstraction above Eclipse-Databinding. He is a regular contributor to the eclipse newsgroups and received the top contributor award in 2007 for his work on JFace-Viewers. Tom is part of the E4 project team and has written the EMF based platform prototype used as the starting point for the implementation of the next generation of the Eclipse-Platform. He regularly blogs about his opensource work on http://tomsondev.bestsolution.at
e(fx)clipse is Eclipse Tooling for JavaFX. It provides specialized CSS-Editor (based on Xtext), an FXML-Editor (based upon WTP-XML) and many more features. But e(fx)clipse is not only centered around tooling. We provide an runtime components to develop OSGi-Applications with Equinox. The most important runtime integration although is the one in for e4 allowing people ditch SWT and use the modern JavaFX toolkit for their UIs while still leveraging the Eclipse 4 Framework.