The core of BEA's tooling is based on Eclipse - but there are many other technologies involved as well. In this tech talk recorded at JavaOne 2006, Bill Roth, head of the Tools Unit at BEA, discusses BEA's latest adoptions and advancements, as well as the practice of blended development. Topics include:
  • The difference between BEA Workshop and WebLogic Workshop
  • BEA's relationship with Eclipse
  • The Web Tools project
  • BEA as a champion for blended development
  • BEA's influence on Spring
  • EJB3 support
  • Tooling around Beehive
  • BEA's perception of the JCP
  • AquaLogic and service infrastructure
What are your thoughts on blended development?