Ed Lance has more than 10 years of industry experience as a developer, project lead, technical trainer and manager. A constant student himself, Ed is a Sun Certified Java Programmer, has Bachelor’s of Science in Management and Communications and is currently working on a Master’s Computer Information Technology. He is currently a Senior Trainer for Keane, where he works teaching, consulting and speaking at conferences.
In addition to occasional consulting work, Ed keeps his coding skills sharp writing courseware and hands-on labs for Keane. His passion is learning, discussing and teaching Java, Object Oriented Principles and Practices, and related topics.
This session has something for everyone. We’ll start by reviewing some Eclipse tips and tricks, then follow-up with a discussion of some of the latest plug-ins available for Eclipse and how to obtain them. Finally, we’ll demonstrate how to develop a custom plug-in using the PDE (Plug-in Development Environment) and the SWT (Standard Widget Toolkit).