Dr Alex Blewitt

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Dr Alex Blewitt has been developing Java applications since version 1.0 was released in 1996, and has been using the Eclipse platform since its first release as part of the IBM WebSphere Studio product suite. He got involved in the open source community as a tester when Eclipse 2.1 was being released for macOS, and then subsequently as an editor for EclipseZone, including being a finalist for Eclipse Ambassador in 2007. More recently, Alex has been writing for InfoQ, covering Java and specifically Eclipse and OSGi subjects.

He is co-founder of the Docklands.LJC, a regional branch of the London Java Community in the Docklands, and a regular speaker at conferences.

Alex currently works for an investment bank in London, and is a Director of Bandlem Limited. Alex blogs at and tweets as @alblue on Twitter, and is the author of both Mastering Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development, and Swift Essentials, both by Packt Publishing.

Books from Dr Alex Blewitt

  1. Swift Essentials - Second Edition
    Discover how to build iOS and watchOS applications in Swift 2 using Xcode
  2. Swift Essentials
    Get up and running lightning fast with this practical guide to building applications with Swift
  3. Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development
    Build modular applications on Eclipse by defining custom extension points and using OSGi services
  4. Eclipse Plug-in Development: Beginner's Guide - Second Edition
    Develop skills to build powerful plug-ins with Eclipse IDE through examples
  5. Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example Beginner's Guide
    This is a truly hands-on book for developing Eclipse plug-ins. A whole series of �Time for Action� sections gets you involved in practical examples that teach you everything from the very basics to more advanced activities.