Lunar Eclipse Explained by NASA Astronomer

Lunar Eclipse Explained by NASA Astronomer

By Sean Patterson April 14, 2014

Tonight’s the night. Millions of people in the Earth’s western hemisphere will be treated to a spectacular event tonight when the moon falls beneath the shadow of the Earth. The event, called a full lunar eclipse, will cast the moon …

Ring of Fire Eclipse: When and How to See It Ring of Fire Eclipse: When and How to See It


Ring of Fire eclipse — which occurs when the moon passes directly in front of the sun — will go down in the skies above the western US and eastern Asian on May 20th. National parks across the nation are …

Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs
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Eclipse is a great software development environment that’s heavily supported through the use of plugins. One of those plugins comes from Google that helps with the development of Cloud SQL and Google APIs. They’ve recently updated the plugin with two …

YouTube Streams Twilight: Eclipse Premiere

Update: MySpace is streaming it as well.

Original Article: YouTube announced that it will be streaming the red carpet footage of the Twilight: Eclipse premiere this evening. It’s that big a deal.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Takes Over Social Media

Shhh, can you hear that? What you’re hearing is the collective shrieks from Twihards everywhere as The Twilight Saga: New Moon is upon us. For those of you asking yourself, what is a Twihard? I’ve included the definition below.

twi-hard noun
A serious/obsessive reader of the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer, one leap above Twilighters.

Watch The Lunar Eclipse with Google Earth

A total eclipse of the moon occurs tonight and will be visible from South America and most of North America and you can use Google Earth Sky to find out when and where for your location.

Google Joins, Endorses Eclipse

Google has joined the Eclipse Foundation, which describes itself as “an open source community whose projects are focused on providing a vendor-neutral open development platform and application frameworks for building software.”

JBoss CEO: Show Me the Money

Sys-Con is quoting Marc Fleury, JBoss founder & CEO and now SVP & GM of JBoss Division at Red Hat, as having said:

More Open Source Blogs

Alex Fletcher, an analyst from Entiva Group is asking why IBM doesn’t have more blogs devoted to OSS projects that IBMers participates in. He points to the easily findable blogs from Sun employees who work on NetBeans & GlassFish as examples for what he’d like to see from IBM.

Eclipse Turns 5 Years Old

Leave a message for the folks in the Eclipse community that make Eclipse such a great development platform.

Revisiting C/C++ On Eclipse
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The tutorial from IBM’s developerWorks on using the C/C++ Development Toolkit (CDT) for Eclipse received a refresh over the summer, and it merits a look from those who may have missed it since then.

Eclipse Touting Application Development

The Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) has seen significant growth as a choice for desktop application builders.

Crystal Shines On Eclipse

The Crystal Reports for Eclipse from Business Objects brings the power of the outstanding reporting tool to Eclipse developers.

Aptana Apt For Web Development

The integrated developer environment distributed by Aptana takes a JavaScript-focused approach to building dynamic applications.

IDE for Google Web Toolkit Debuts
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Wirelexsoft has introduced an IDE platform for developing Ajax applications based on the Google Web Toolkit (GWT).

Organization For Eclipse Developers

Being able to quickly navigate around the IDE with hot-keys has been a useful piece of functionality, and keeping things organized around the developer can help him or her be even more effective.

Ruby Challenging JSP On Web Development

JavaServer Pages has been in the web developer arsenal for several years, but “Ruby on Rails” author Bruce Tate thinks Ruby may offer a better approach to web page development.