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Office Hour with Ken Walker (IBM Canada)

Ken Walker (Shopify Inc.)
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table C)
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Need some advice on your next, great open source project? Ken is available to answer your questions on the following topics and others:

  • What are the benefits of the Eclipse Foundation when considering a home for your great open source project?
  • What is the current state of cloud IDEs and what features are missing that are preventing you from trying them out?
  • What open source components from Orion’s JavaScript libraries can you leverage in your own project?
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Ken Walker

Shopify Inc.

Ken is the lead for the Open Source Orion project. He aims to make web based development tools match and exceed the capabilities of a desktop IDE and not just for Web applications. His work in developer tools includes a long history from ENVY/Smalltalk, VisualAge for Java, VisualAge Micro Edition, Eclipse and now the JavaScript based client side Orion platform. Previously he was responsible for IBM’s J9 Mobile JVM platform.