Eclipse News

Jetty at Eclipse - EclipseCon 2009

Friday, April 17, 2009 - 12:41 by EclipseWeb Web
While at EclipseCon this year, I had the chance to talk with Greg Wilkins and Adam Lieber of Webtide. Just the night before they’d checked code into the Eclipse Foundation repositories to finish up adding Jetty as an Eclipse project. We start out discussing Jetty’s new Eclipse home.

New release of Scala IDE for Eclipse

Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 11:22 by EclipseWeb Web
The Scala IDE for Eclipse is centered around seamless integration with the Eclipse Java tools, providing many of the features Eclipse users have come to expect.

Eclipse: Many Hands, Light Work

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 10:52 by EclipseWeb Web
Michael Milinkovich, executive director of the foundation, says that when joining the group, members have to rethink many of the ways they see technology. The first assumption that needs to be jettisoned: that companies need their own versions of important programs as a way of having an edge on their competitors. "Every bank has a program they use to monitor consumer risk," he says. "But companies need to stop thinking about every line of code as a corporate asset. A great deal of code is exactly the same."

Equinox Update with Jeff McAffer - EclipseCon 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 10:52 by EclipseWeb Web
In this interview from EclipseCon, I talk with multi-RedMonkTV guest Jeff McAffer, one of the leads on the Equinox project. Having spoken with him about Equinox many times before, I start by asking him to give us an update on what’s been going on in Equinox-land of late. In doing so, we speak about how Equinox is related to the OSGi Enterprise and other specifications.

Eclipse Community Survey: Tell us what you are using

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - 11:00 by EclipseWeb Web

The Eclipse Foundation is requesting your participation in a community survey. The intent of the survey is to better understand how individuals use development tools, use open source software and interact with the Eclipse community. The Eclipse Foundation plans to publish the survey results in June 2009.

Google adds Java to App Engine cloud service

Monday, April 13, 2009 - 11:05 by EclipseWeb Web
Early support for Java includes a Java runtime, integration with the Google Web Toolkit 1.6, and a Google Plugin for Eclipse. Developers can program against Java Data Objects or Java Persistence API. Thus far, App Engine has leveraged the Python language.

Riena - A New Adventure In Eclipse

Monday, April 6, 2009 - 10:52 by EclipseWeb Web
The Riena project has just released it's 1.0 version recently. In this article, I'll show you how to get going with Riena by walking you through my own experiences using the project. As well as providing a little background on the project I will show how to create a UI with Riena, and run through an example of remote services.

Spring 2009 Eclipse Training Series Starts April 6

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 17:56 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse spring 2009 training class series is starting soon on April 6, 2009. The training is an excellent opportunity for software developers and architects to learn more about Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP), Equinox & OSGi and Modeling technologies. Eclipse experts will lead the sessions, providing practical experience through classroom instruction and hands-on labs.

Eclipse WebTools Education Releases Developing Web Applications with Standards Courseware

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 17:25 by EclipseWeb Web
The WTP project is excited to release the first of the open courseware that will be a part of the WTP Education curriculum: WTP-101 Developing Web Applications with Standards. This open courseware covers developing Web Applications with Standards using W3C standard technologies, such as HTML, CSS, XML, XSD and XSL.

Red Hat Adds SOA to JBoss Dev Tool

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 20:05 by EclipseWeb Web
Red Hat Software today released the first major update to its Eclipse-based developer toolset, allowing developers to build rich interactive and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications.

Deutsche Post Spin-off SOPERA Introduces Next-Generation Application Development Platform

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 20:04 by EclipseWeb Web
SOPERA's Eclipse SOA initiative provides a comprehensive platform within Eclipse that enables developers to build Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. The Eclipse SOA platform will include a new service registry/repository, integrate process orchestration engines, and provide integration between Eclipse Swordfish (SOA Runtime Framework) and the SOA Tooling Platform (STP).

New AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 14:12 by EclipseWeb Web
Today, we are introducing the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. This free, open source plugin for the Eclipse IDE makes it easier and more efficient for you to develop, deploy, and debug Java applications on top of AWS. In fact, you can design an entire AWS-hosted Tomcat-based cluster from within Eclipse. You can design your cluster, specifying the number of EC2 instances and the instance type to run. You have can select and even create security groups and keypairs and can associate an Elastic IP address with each instance.

Instantiations Releases Major Upgrade to WindowBuilder Pro; Wins Best Commercial Eclipse Developer Tool Award

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 14:42 by EclipseWeb Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of Eclipse-based commercial software solutions, today released version 7.0 of its market-leading WindowBuilderâ„¢ Pro Java graphical user-interface (GUI) builder, and was awarded the "Best Commercial Eclipse-Based Developer Tool" by the Eclipse Foundation at EclipseCon 2009. WindowBuilder Pro includes powerful functionality for creating user interfaces based on the popular Swing, SWT (Standard Widget Toolkit), and GWT (Google Web Toolkit) UI frameworks.

Oracle® Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Release 11g Now Available

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 14:40 by EclipseWeb Web
The Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse is designed to help organizations where Eclipse is the preferred Integrated Development Environment (IDE) by providing a set of Eclipse plug-ins to help develop, deploy and debug Java SE, Java EE, Spring, ORM and Web Service applications for Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database.

Doors Open for EclipseCon 2009

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 11:30 by EclipseWeb Web
Community Members Announce New Innovations and Products

ECLIPSECON 2009, SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2009 – EclipseCon 2009, the sixth annual Eclipse community conference, opens today at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The conference features the latest Eclipse developments and provides a forum for attendees to discuss key business and technical issues facing the community.

Eclipse Community Awards Winners Announced

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 23:10 by EclipseWeb Web
Awards Recognize Top Individuals and Technologies in the Eclipse Community

ECLIPSECON 2009, SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2009 – The Eclipse Foundation announced the winners of its annual Eclipse Community Awards, which recognize the top individuals and products in the Eclipse community, yesterday on Monday, March 23, 2009. Recipients were honored at an awards ceremony yesterday on the opening day of EclipseCon 2009.

Eclipse Shines a Light on the IDE's Future

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 22:31 by EclipseWeb Web
The open source Eclipse Foundation has its eye on making its integrated development environment (IDE) ready for the future, with new projects designed to better adapt to cloud-based architectures and to stake a claim in runtime frameworks.

Eclipse to detail platform, SOA plans at conference

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 22:00 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation will cite at the EclipseCon 2009 conference this week the latest developments in areas ranging from the core Eclipse platform to SOA and modeling, including plans to make the platform available as Web services.

Eclipse Announces First Release of Swordfish, a Next Generation ESB

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 10:36 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation announced today the first release of Swordfish, a next-generation enterprise service bus (ESB) that provides the flexibility and extensibility required by enterprises to successfully deploy a service-oriented architecture (SOA) strategy.

Eclipse Foundation Announces 2009 Board Member Election Results

Friday, March 20, 2009 - 17:10 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation announced the results of the Committer and Sustaining Members elections for representatives to the board of directors.

Congratulations to Chris Aniszczyk, Doug Gaff and Ed Merks for being re-elected as Committer representatives. Boris Bokowski will join them as a new Committer representative. Mike Taylor will be returning as a Sustaining Member representative, joined by the newly elected Hans-Joachim Brede, Hans Kamutzki and Shawn Pearce.