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09./10.05.2017, BestSolution part of the eJustice-days (Berlin) - forumSTAR Modernisation
BestSolution was also present this year at the eJustice days in Berlin with it's huge KnowHow and expertice in the areas of Eclipse, Java/JavaFX and e(fx)clipse.

Numerous interesting discussions and talks were on the agenda - all focusing on the prolongation of forumSTAR Entwicklungsverbund's successful modernisation project.

We are very glad to be part of this very interesting project with our knowhow and insider-knowledge in our core areas Eclipse, Java/JavaFX as well as our project e(fx)clipse in a consulting as well as implementing manner.

Of course we would be pleased about getting also a chance to assist you and your teams with your projects, too! Contact us right away with your email to info@bestsolution.at.
05.03.2017, our lookout onto the future of e(fx)clipse - Eclipse4 on JavaFX
In our todays blog entry we provide you our outlook onto the future of e(fx)clipse, which might be best described by "three freedoms":

  • Freedom of development style
  • Freedom of development tool
  • Freedom of runtime
Please read more on this topic directl in our concerning blog entry.
25.-27.10.2016, BestSolution at EclipseCon Europe (Ludwigsburg)
We were "naturally" also present at this years EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg and were able to getting to know a lot of interesting people and projects at diverse events and discussion forums.

We were again able to take along extensive (and solely) positive feedback and a variety of new contacts for/with our project e(fx)clipse in general, but also for our contributions on site in intersection area of Eclipse/JavaFX.

We may provide our talk slides about our sight on the future of e4 respectively e4/JavaFX here and are looking forward to meet you at next EclipseCon Europe in October 2017!

Of course we would be glad about getting the chance to stand at your side with our development and/or support services also even before then - Please get in contact with us right here per EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
21.-23.09.2016, forumSTAR Modernisation prototype presentation at EDV-Gerichtstag (Saarbrücken)
As part of our collaboration with the forumSTAR-Entwicklungsverbund (of ten German federal states) in the area of forumSTAR modernisation we developed a pure JavaFX prototype of section Fachverfahren and its connection to the prototype of forumSTAR textsystem for presentation on this years EDV-Gerichtstag in Saarbrücken.

We are more than glad about the solely very positive feedback from all sides - from all concerned project participants as well as from numerous Gerichtstag-attentees.

We would be very pleased of getting a chance to assist you in your JavaFX/Eclipse projects with our expertise and experience! Please get in contact with us right here per EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
06.06.2016, release of e(fx)clipse in version 2.4.0
Our framework e(fx)clipse is available in version 2.4.0 since today!
Our main focus of this new release was on the Code Editor Framework and we are very glad to be able to offer you a lot of adaptations and improvements with this version 2.4.0
For further details we would like to invite you to our concerning blog entry.

We would be very pleased to getting a chance to support you and your team in your JavaFX/Eclipse-projects. Contact us right away via Email to info@bestsolution.at and take advantage of our expertise and experience!
07.-10.03.2016, EclipseCon NA (Reston/Virginia)
BestSolution is certainly ("as usual") also present at this years EclipseCon NorthAmerica - in Reston/Virginia.
We would be glad, to welcome you in one of our speeches/workshops there!
Or maybe you want to synchronize with us on the one or the other topic around JavaFX/Eclipse - e(fx)clipse directly on-site with us? We'd love to - just make your appointment for a personal meeting right here via EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
08.03 2016, e(fx)clipse released in version 2.3.0
We are pleased to inform you that today we released our framework e(fx)clipse in version 2.3.0, in which we mainly focused on the runtime layer.
With this releaes we were able to handle quite a variety of project tickets, of which we want to highlight mainly improvements/enhancements in the areas of source editing (mainly StyledTextArea) and serialization/deserialization.
As usual we would ask you to read our concerning blog entry for further details.

We would be very pleased of getting a chance to assist you in your JavaFX/Eclipse projects - please get in contact with us in this regard right here per EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
2016, BestSolution supports German Justice in modernising forumSTAR software solution
We are very happy to announce a comprehensive collaboration with the forumSTAR-Entwicklungsverbund of the ten German Bundesländer Bayern, Baden-Württemberg, Sachsen, Berlin, Rheinland-Pfalz, Schleswig-Holstein, Brandenburg, Thüringen, Hamburg und Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the area of Eclipse and JavaFX.

forumSTAR (forumSTAR-Fachanwendung and forumSTAR-Textsystem) is the by far most used software solution in German Justice as it covers all justice areas except the prosecutions, the land registry office and the registration court.

In the course of forumSTAR modernisation this comprehensive solution shall be adapted more user friendly (more ergonomic, easier to handle, accessible), faster and more stable in technical sense.

Our collaboration comprises beside general projcet consulting and support and knowledge transfer also the realisation of feasibility analysises / pilot studies in the Eclipse and JavaFX - e(fx)clipse environment as well as the IT infrastructure sector.

In this context we are certainly more than glad, that we were able to contribute a big share with our relevant "proof of concept" to Entwicklungsverbund's general decision for a realisation of the modernisation of the user interfaces with e(fx)clipse.
2015/2016, Collaboration in area e(fx)clipse with Sick AG
Sick AG is one of the world’s leading producers of sensors and sensor solutions for industrial applications. Sick is a technology and market leader in Factory and Logistics Automation as well as Process Automation.

We are very pleased about our collaboration in area of e(fx)clipse, wich beside consulting/support services also comprises development services (within the frame of "sponsored development").
03.-05.11.2015, EclipseCon Europe (Ludwigsburg)
From 3rd to 5th of November, 2015 we are certainly also present at this year's EclipseCon Europe and would be very pleased to welcoming you there at one of our sessions (in the areas of e(fx)clipse and also our idea of a lightweight, modern and JavaFX-based IDE called "Compensator").

Come to our sessions and/or make an appointment for a personal meeting on site right here via EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
25.-29.10.2015, BestSolution at the JavaOne 2015 (San Francisco)
Tom Schindl, CTO of BestSolution will also this year represent BestSolution at the JavaOne in San Francisco with speeches and diverse discussion rounds.

We are glad of being able to present (among others) our idea of an IDE respectively a code editor written with JavaFX, in which all our developed/used components also work outside our (OSGi based) IDE. So all these components can be used in other JavaFX applications independently from whether OSGi is used or not.

Come and visit our events or make an appointment for a personal meeting on site right here via EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
07.07 2015, e(fx)clipse version 2.0 released
We are proud to announce version 2.0 of our e(fx)clipse platform. With this release we focused mainly on the runtime layer (fixed 119 Bugzilla tickets here) and were beside simplifying application updating a lot also able to implement a lot of further features. For further details we would ask you to read our concerning blog entry.

We would be very pleased of getting a chance to assist you in your JavaFX/Eclipse projects - please get in contact with us in this regard right here per EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
Summer 2015, collaboration in area of e(fx)clipse with 360 Treasury Systems AG
360 Treasury Systems AG is an IT service provider, providing their customers with a multibank trading portal for large corporates and banking clients. They are the largest corporate in this space in Europe and the 3rd largest globally and have a strong history of innovation in this market globally.

18.05.2015, BestSolution at the XtextCON/Kiel
Following an invitation of itemis AG BestSolution presented at this year's XtextCON in Kiel possibilities to use Xtext editors outside the world of SWT (Eclipse).

We were able to give interesting insights into the world of JavaFX 8 to the visitors and were among others also able to demonstrate how one can add support for Xtext languages to your JavaFX applications.
9.-12.03.2015, BestSolution at the EclipseCon 2015 in San Francisco
Of course BestSolution did also not miss this year's EclipseCon (NA) in San Francisco, where we were able to introduce a lot of intersting project news in the areas of e(fx)clipse and our vision of a code editor/framework named compensator.

We want to thank you for your huge interest in our solutions and the numerous interesting conversations and discussions.
30.01.2015, e(fx)clipse 1.2.0 released
We are glad to be able to release e(fx)clipse in version 1.2.0 today, which comes along with a lot of new features, improvements and adaptations. Plese read more about it in our e(fx)clipse focused blog-posts.

BestSolution developed e(fx)clipse over the last years and with beginning of 2014 put it under the Eclipse.org umbrella. e(fx)clipse adds JavaFX tooling to your Eclipse IDE and comes with a powerful (and of course production ready) runtime platform built on top of the Eclipse 4 Application concept but uses JavaFX instead of SWT for rendering.

We are certainly always ready to stand by your side in all supporting/advising and developing contexts of your projects. Please get in contact with us via EMail to info@bestsolution.at .

To facilitate upgrading to or respectively installing the newest release, we provide among other things - and "as usual" - on our e(fx)clipse "value added channel" preconfigured distributions (on all main platforms (Windows, Linux, OS-X) for you. Simply download and start developing your own JavaFX applications!
15.01.2015, BestSolution introduces XGrid - a component sponsored by ITBH
Today we are able to introduce XGrid to the community, a toolkit agnostic grid control and component, we developed sponsored by ITBH.

XGrid is a feature rich Grid-Control, that can be set up using an imperative language (like Java) or also by an EMF model in declarative way. It is - at the root - a set of interfaces completely agnostic to the underlying UI toolkit, which means that it is possible to use the same configuration and API regardless if you are developing an SWT, JavaFX or whatever application. Please read more about XGrid in the regarding blog post ...

As there are lots of further possibilities with XGrid still to be revealed, we are looking for funding at the moment. If you are interested, please get in contact with us per EMail to info@bestsolution.at .
05.11.2014, e(fx)clipse 1.1.0 released
We are pleased to introduce e(fx)clipse in version 1.1.0 to you, in which we were able to implement a lot of new features, improvements and adaptations for you.

To facilitate upgrading to respectively installing the newest release, we provide - "as usual" - on our e(fx)clipse "value added channel" preconfigured distributions (on all main platforms (Windows, Linux, OS-X) for you. Simply download and start developing your own JavaFX applications!

Furthermore we are certainly always ready to stand by your side in all supporting/advising and developing contexts of your projects. Please get in contact with us via EMail to info@bestsolution.at .

To enable potential supporting of the e(fx)clipse project in a very easy way, we established our new sponsoring page for you and we would certainly be very pleased to be able to welcoming you there, too.
05.10.2014, BestSolution at JavaOne 2014 (San Francisco/28.09.-02.10.2014)
BestSolution was also this year present at JavaOne in San Francisco with some very well-attended speeches/lectures and was able, beside presenting (quite a lot!) news on our Eclipse project e(fx)clipse, to also give deepest insights in this - "our" - bridge between Java and Eclipse.

Thank you for your huge interest and the many future-oriented project-appointments!
15.08.2014, release of e(fx)clipse 1.0.0
After quite an extensive development phase we are very pleased to be able to introduce our e(fx)clipse in version 1.0.0 to you with which we are also able to leave the "incubation" status of our eclipse project.

With e(fx)clipse 1.0.0 we are offering comprehensive tooling, runtime and even more for your JavaFX development in eclipse and are therewith very glad to be able to offer a big contribution to the modernization of your actual and future solutions.

Of course we are always ready to stand by your side in all supporting/advising and developing contexts of your projects. Please get in contact with us via EMail to info@bestsolution.at and also visit our e(fx)clipse "value added channel" efxclipse.bestsolution.at.
10.04.2014, RAP Eclipse 4 Port announced: successful collaboration of BestSolution with EclipseSource
After successful collaboration with our client EclipseSource a first RAP Eclipse 4 port was released today, with which from now on Eclipse 4 and RAP can be used together.
We are very pleased about this and would ask you - for further information - to also visit the closer introduction of Eclipse 4 on RAP by Tom Schindl as well as the official announcement of EclipseSource on this matter.
25.03.2014, Java 8 launched with a spotlight on BestSolution
At Oracle's launch of Java 8 on March 25th, 2014 also BestSolution was in the public eye. Tom Schindl - co-founder and director of BestSolution's software development - was highlighted prominently by Mark Reinhold (Chief Architect, Oracle Java Platform Group) and Richard Bair (the architect for the client Java platform at Oracle) with our solutions e(fx)clipse and SonF (SWT on JavaFX) in the official launch-Webcast (linked here).
Certainly we are very proud for this recognition of our JavaFX works.
18.03.2014, Eclipse Top Committer Award for Tom Schindl at EclipseCon (San Francisco)
At this year's EclispeCon in San Francisco we were accorded great honour with Tom Schindl's receiving of the Eclipse Top Committer Award 2014. With this award not only our comprehensive Eclipse commitment was honoured but especially our innovative ideas/implementations in the UI area, which we were able to reconfirm most recently with our solutions e(fx)clipse and SonF (SWT on JavaFX).

Visit us on the named projects on the official project page and our e(fx)clipse value added channel under efxclipse.bestsolution.at.


17.-20.03.2014, EclipseCon 2014 (San Francisco)
BestSolution will certainly be present at EclipseCon in San Francisco also this year with a lot of interesting events (speeches, discussions, etc).

Thereby we are more than happy about the ongoing huge interest in our performances in the area of JavaFX and e(fx)clipse and are looking forward a lot to our appointed personal meetups with several companys of this segment.
13.03.2014, SonF - SWT on JavaFX is now part of e(fx)clipse
BestSolution has been working for some time on an SWT implementation which is able to use the extensive possibilities of JavaFX - under the covers - instead of native SWT widgets.

By popular request and after a lot of coordination with differnt market players in this segment we decided to release our project ("SonF" for SWT on JavaFX) as a part of e(fx)clipse now. (read more ...)

We would - beside of this - be pleased to welcoming you on our e(fx)clipse value added channel under efxclipse.bestsolution.at.
22.09.2013, BestSolution present on JavaOne 2013 (San Francisco)
Even though BestSolution.at was not able to personally contribute at this year's JavaOne in San Francisco, our achievements for Java (and Eclipse) with e(fx)clipse were honored with a dedicated mention in the Technical Keynote by Jasper Potts and Richard Bair.
10.09.2013, BestSolution at EclipseCon Europe 2013
BestSolution is also present at this years EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg with some very interesting sessions and we are looking forward to give also the latest news on the e(fx)clipse project. We hope to meet you there!
01.03.2013, e(fx)clipse elected into the top3 development plugins at EclipseCon2013 (Boston)
e(fx)clipse - our bridge between Java and Eclipse - was able to attract much attention on EclipseCon2013 and was also chosen into the top three Eclipse development plugins. We are very pleased by this recognition of our work and want to thank all of you for your extensive interest in e(fx)clipse!
06.01.2013, BestSolution releases e(fx)clipse in version 0.8.0
After quite some months of intensive development we are very pleased to release e(fx)clipse in version 0.8.0. Along with new and improved wizards or the comprehensive FXML<->FXGraph conversion we are able to place a range of new possibilities at your disposal (please read more in our Blog-announcement).

We would be pleased in welcoming you also at the e(fx)clipse project page and may warmly recommend our additional value added channel under efxclipse.bestsolution.at to you.
23.-25.10.2012, BestSolution at the EclipseCon Europe2012
Certainly also in 2012 BestSolution participated with some interesting speeches at the EclipseCon Europe. We are very glad having received that much positive feedback concerning e(fx)clipse - our bridge between Eclipse and JavaFX!

We would like to invite you also to our blog, where we provide beside our speeches-slides from EclipseCon Europe 2012 also some Demo-App Videos of e(fx)clipse/JavaFX.
08.10.2012, BestSolution at JavaOne 2012
Between 30.09.-04.10. we were participating to this year's JavaOne in San Francisco with quite some speeches/lectures (in the area of JavaFX and Eclipse) and further interesting appointments. Beside numerous new impressions and motivation inputs we were able to bring along extensive positive feedback for our e(fx)clipse as well as many new contacts/projects back to Europe.
You can download the introduction slides to e(fx)clipse right here.