By Doug Schaefer
Just some random thoughts on this Saturday after Christmas. My family
and I had a good Christmas, despite a little “Fun with Autism” moment
with my Autistic son, but it’s all better now (patience is a key
survival technique in our household). Yesterday was Boxing Day in
Canada, which is a holiday here despite all the stores being open for
your shopping pleasure. If you don’t feel like going out, you are free
to sit around, well, like boxes, which we did for the most part.
I’m spending a little time today while everyone is playing on the PS3 and various PCs around the house getting ready for my EclipseCon tutorial.
I’m really looking forward to it. By the end of the tutorial, you’ll
walk away with Wascana which you use to build qemu, a little Debian
Linux image running in that qemu, and a cross-compile toolchain and CDT
integration that you also get to build to create apps for Debian from
Windows (and maybe Linux). Lots of hands on and hopefully an appreciate
of why the CDT is the first class cross-platform C/C++ development