Eclipse News

Eclipse offers mobile dev tools

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:38 by Eclipse Web
Seeking to establish Eclipse as the standard mobile development platform, the Eclipse Foundation on Wednesday is offering the first major release of its Eclipse Mobile Tools for Java Project (MTJ).
MTJ is a set of plug-ins for the Eclipse IDE offering capabilities for developing embedded or Java ME (Micro Edition) applications, said Christian Kurzke, project lead for MTJ and a developer tools architect at Motorola. "It's a set of tools on top of Eclipse that makes it much easier to develop mobile apps," Kurzke said.

Microsoft co-sponsors Eclipse project for Silverlight

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:37 by Eclipse Web
Microsoft is throwing its support behind the creation of an Eclipse project to integrate the IDE with Silverlight technology.
The proposed project, Silverlight Development Toolkit (SLDT), was submitted by open-source solution developer Soyatec and is being co-sponsored by Microsoft. The project objective is to foster cross-platform Silverlight development with Eclipse.

Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:35 by Eclipse Web
Soyatec announces the launch of an Open Source project Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight, with technical and financial help from Microsoft, and the donation of one Visual Editor component used in eFace to this project.

Eclipse Mobile Tools for Java Reaches 0.9

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:30 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation officially released version 0.9 of its Mobile Tools for Java (MTJ) project. This version subsumes the previously separate EclipseME project, officials said.
MTJ’s code is designed to simplify life for software vendors who target devices from companies like Motorola, Nokia and Sony Ericsson, using those companies’ software development kits, said project leader Christian Kurzke, a developer tools architect at Motorola.

Attend an Eclipse DemoCamp and Connect with the Community

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 19:00 by Eclipse Web
During November 2008, the Eclipse Foundation is inviting individuals to attend DemoCamps around the world. The Eclipse DemoCamps are an opportunity to showcase all of the cool, interesting technology being built by the community. They are also an opportunity for you to meet Eclipse enthusiasts in your city.

Polarion Software Launches Polarion Track & Wiki - Web-based Bug Tracking, Wiki-based Team Collaboration and Subversion-based version control rolled into one

Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 11:30 by Eclipse Web
Polarion Software, creators of fully integrated application lifecycle management solutions and services, today announced the launch of Polarion Track & Wiki. Another industry first for a software development productivity tool set, the fully integrated product delivers a full-featured bug tracker, and robust team collaboration with a wiki that breaks the information barrier that has always existed in other tracker and wiki solutions. Automated version control features with Subversion round out the product.

Write native iPhone applications using Eclipse CDT

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 10:55 by Eclipse Web
Learn how to use the Eclipse C Development Toolkit (CDT) to program native applications for the Apple iPhone, using open source tools to enable iPhone OS development on any Eclipse-supported platform.

Eclipse Summit Europe Keynotes Announced

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 11:42 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the Eclipse Summit Europe conference, to be held November 19-20 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The two keynote speakers will be:
  • David Wood, Executive VP Research at Symbian. Mr. Wood’s talk ‘Why Should the Mobile World Go Open Source?’ will be his reflections on the possible upsides and downsides when open source software systems are applied in the fast-moving helter-skelter world of mobile phones.
  • Dave Thomas, Founder and Chairman of Bedarra Research Labs. Mr.

Getting Started with Android Development Using Eclipse

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 11:20 by Eclipse Web
Google has recently released the latest version of the Android SDK�version 0.9 beta. The Android 0.9 SDK beta brings developers a step closer to the final release that many developers are hoping to see before the end of the year. While the latest version of the SDK sports many new features (amongst them a new emulator), it contains breaking changes if you are upgrading from the previous m3 or m5 release of the SDK.

CA, IBM First to Demonstrate CMDB Federation, Interoperability

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:32 by Eclipse Web
CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the ability to share information between their respective configuration management databases (CMDBs) and management data repositories (MDRs), such as asset management systems and service desk solutions.

STAR Workbench 2.0 an XML IDE for STAR Members

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:30 by Eclipse Web
Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR), a global information technology (IT) standards body for the retail automotive industry, will release an update to its popular STAR Workbench product at its October General Session meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The STAR Workbench 2.0 is a set of tools that the STAR XML Data Architects use on a daily basis, and is focused on XML related editing. The Workbench leverages version 3.4 of the Eclipse Platform, and Eclipse Web Development Tools 3.0, along with several open source applications.

New Global Eclipse Training Series Launch in 31 Cities

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:10 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, in partnership with 14 Eclipse Foundation members, is pleased to announce a new Eclipse Training Series to be held in 31 cities around the world. The instructor-led training courses will be held from November 3 to December 13, 2008 and feature classes on Eclipse RCP (Basic and Advanced), Eclipse Equinox and Eclipse Modeling technologies.

Soyatec Joins Eclipse Foundation

Friday, September 5, 2008 - 15:00 by Eclipse Web
"We welcome Soyatec as a new member of the Eclipse Foundation" said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation. "Their experience and expertise in Eclipse UI development will be welcome contributions to the Visual Editor and Eclipse 4.0 projects."

Skyway Software’s Latest Release of Skyway Builder Includes Apple Mac OS X and Oracle WebLogic 10 Support

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 14:20 by Eclipse Web
Skyway Software, a commercial open-source company specializing in model-centric tools for developing, testing, and deploying Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and web services, announces today the release and general availability of Skyway Builder version 6.0.2. With this new release, Skyway Builder now includes the following:
  • Apple Mac OS X support
  • Oracle WebLogic 10 support
  • Web layer enhancements, including improved pagination functionality and expanded binary content controls for more robust RIAs

Instantiations Updates GWT Designer with Support for Google Web Toolkit 1.5 Release

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 17:00 by Eclipse Web
Instantiations today announced the release of GWT Designer 5.1. This major version upgrade of the product includes support for Google Web Toolkit (GWT) 1.5 as well as basic support for GWT-EXT and MyGWT. Based on Instantiations award-winning WindowBuilder product, GWT Designer is an Eclipse-based GUI creation tool supporting features such as drag-and-drop GUI building and bi-directional code generation, providing several useful wizards that help make GWT development easier.

Genuitec Expands Strategic Membership of the Eclipse Foundation

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 12:45 by Eclipse Web
Genuitec announced today their expansion into "Strategic Member" status for the Eclipse Foundation. This highest level of Foundation membership ensures both financial and technological backing of the Eclipse platform, as well as increased influence on the platform's evolution through board membership.

Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Now Available

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 10:27 by Eclipse Web
Furthering its dedication to providing Java developers productivity with choice, Oracle today announced the Oracle® Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, a new component of Oracle Fusion Middleware. This release marks the first free Eclipse 3.4 environment to support Oracle WebLogic Server 10g Release 3.

Enterprises Tap Open Source via Eclipse

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
Enterprise organizations are tapping the benefits not only of using open-source software, but of contributing to it by using the Eclipse model. The Eclipse Swordfish, Tigerstripe, Open Financial Market Platform and Open System Engineering Environment projects are all based on code contributed by enterprises that use open-source technology.