EclipseCon 2012 begins today in Reston, Virginia with a veritable herd of Googlers on hand to teach, talk and generally hang out with the Eclipse community.

The information starts flowing at 9am on Tuesday when Googler Alex Russell delivers the opening keynote on “The Web Platform Is the Past, Present, and Future.”

But wait, there’s more:

Tuesday 3/27
Dan Rubel is speaking about Dart, a new open source programming language.
http://www.eclipsecon.org/2012/sessions/dart-action

Alex Ruiz will talk about Xtext 2.x and lessons learned while developing custom editors at Google.
http://www.eclipsecon.org/2012/sessions/xtext-success-story-google

Wednesday 3/28
Eric Clayberg will be talking about Building GUIs with WindowBuilder.
http://www.eclipsecon.org/2012/sessions/building-guis-windowbuilder

Shawn Pearce is speaking on Gerrit and peer code reviews.
http://www.eclipsecon.org/2012/sessions/harnessing-peer-code-reviews

Thursday 3/29
Last but not least, Sergey Prigogin is holding a session for beginners on C++ Refactoring.
http://www.eclipsecon.org/2012/sessions/c-refactoring-now-real

Hope to see you there!

By Cat Allman, Google Open Source Programs