Eclipse News

Aptana Acquires Pydev, Leading Python IDE for Eclipse

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - 10:55 by Eclipse Web
Privately held Aptana Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure for Web 2.0 application development and management, today announced the acquisition of Pydev, a highly popular Eclipse-based development environment for the Python software language. The combination of Pydev with Aptana Studio, which is approaching 2.3 million downloads, will bring Aptana's excellence in Ajax development ease to the Python community and bring Python support to Aptana's product lines.

Submit an Eclipse Summit Europe Talk by September 1

Monday, August 25, 2008 - 17:10 by Eclipse Web
The deadline for the Eclipse Summit Europe Call for Papers is Monday, September 1, 2008. Eclipse Summit Europe is the Eclipse Foundation’s annual community event for the European Eclipse ecosystem and is scheduled for November 19-20 in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

MyEclipse Delivers Advanced Ajax Tools for Ganymede

Monday, August 18, 2008 - 12:40 by Eclipse Web
Genuitec is pleased to announce today the immediate availability of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.0 milestone 1. This milestone release delivers advanced Ajax tooling for Java EE and full Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capabilities for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede, among other enhancements.

Eclipse spurs embedded software development

Monday, August 18, 2008 - 10:15 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Framework has become the de facto standard for embedded software vendors to base their tools on, and as a result, it is being adopted across the world by embedded software developers as their IDE.

Winners of the Ganymede Around the World Contest Announced

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 15:20 by Eclipse Web
In June and July, Eclipse held a Ganymede Around the World Contest for individuals to submit their reviews of the Ganymede release. Over 600 reviews and messages were received from more than 70 different countries. All submissions can be seen on the Ganymede Around the World map. The reviews have been judged and the results are in.

SlickEdit Inc. Announces the Release of SlickEdit Core for Eclipse

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 11:12 by Eclipse Web
SlickEdit Inc., provider of the most advanced code editors available, announces the release of SlickEdit Core v3.4 for Eclipse. This latest release of SlickEdit Core supports Eclipse Ganymede, version 3.4, and is updated with the latest capabilities from SlickEdit 2008.

Skyway Software Partners with Atomikos for Faster Java EE Application Development

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 11:14 by Eclipse Web
Skyway Software, the experts in simplifying software delivery through model-centric, collaborative tools and iterative delivery processes, announces today a strategic partnership with Atomikos, the leading firm for monitoring transaction processing (TP) activities in today’s software development and delivery activities.

Motorola Entices Developers with Tools for Linux Phones

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 15:40 by Eclipse Web
Motorola has started a public preview of development tools for unreleased Linux mobile phones. The free Eclipse-based tools will help Linux developers create, test and certify native applications for the newest Motorola handsets.

Ivar Jacobson, Mike Milinkovich, to Keynote EclipseWorld 2008

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 12:20 by Eclipse Web
BZ Media LLC today announced the keynote speakers for EclipseWorldâ„¢ 2008, the Enterprise Java Development Conference. EclipseWorld 2008 will be held October 26-28, 2008, in Reston, Va., a high-tech suburb of Washington, D.C.

Creating mashups on the Google App Engine using Eclipse, Part 1: Creating the application

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 14:20 by Eclipse Web
Tapping into social software can be a great way to add value to your application. Social networks are making it easier to take data and mash it up to create innovative new Web applications. However, you must still deal with all the usual issues of creating a scalable Web application. Now the Google App Engine (GAE) makes that easier, as well. With the GAE, you can forget all about managing pools of application servers. You do not have to worry about storing huge amounts of static content and dynamic data. Instead, you can concentrate on creating a great mashup.

Ingres CAFE Wins LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 13:45 by Eclipse Web
Ingres Corporation, a leading provider of open source database management software and support services, announced today that Ingres CAFE (Consolidated Application Foundation for Eclipse) has won a LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award. Ingres CAFE, an open source community contributed project, was named the Best Application Development Tool by an independent panel of judges and industry experts. The award was presented at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo this week in San Francisco, Calif.

Curl Announces General Availability of Curl Development Tools for Eclipse

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 13:35 by Eclipse Web
Curl, Inc. announced today that it has completed the final phase of its Eclipse development strategy with the general availability release of Curl Development tools for Eclipse (CDE). The CDE is a set of Eclipse plug-ins that provides an environment for developing programs in the Curl Language and on the current release of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) Platform, Version 6.0. With the full release of the CDE, programmers can take advantage of the enterprise-class features of the Curl platform within the flexible Eclipse development environment.

Tasktop Summer 2008 Released: Offload Your Brain

Thursday, July 24, 2008 - 16:15 by Eclipse Web
The Tasktop Team is very pleased to announce the release of Tasktop Summer 2008. Summer is a great time to offload your brain, so we’ve packed this release with features that will help you do just that. This release’s splash screen commemorates a summer hike in the mountains overlooking Vancouver.

Eclipse Riena: Business-Oriented Client/Server Applications

Monday, July 21, 2008 - 11:15 by Eclipse Web
The Riena project at Eclipse reached a new milestone earlier this month: Christian Campo announced 1.0.0 M3 on the Eclipse Riena newsgroup. This milestone is notable as it contains a first draft of Eclipse RCP user-interface changes that are being planned with Riena. One of the Riena project goals, as detailed in the original project proposal, is to provide a more business-oriented user experience

The highs and lows of former-Borland's Dumbledore

Friday, July 11, 2008 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
By the start of 2006, the juggernaut Borland faced was no longer Microsoft. It was the open-source Eclipse that had effectively flattened the IDE market. Such was the pressure Eclipse exerted on licensing and innovation from tools vendors like Borland that even this company, with its hugely popular JBuilder and technology heritage, was looking to get out of the game by spinning out its IDE products as a separate business.

Protecode Annouces General Availability of Governance and Intellectual Property Management Software

Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 11:25 by Eclipse Web
Protecode Inc., today announced the general availability of its software development tool for governance and Intellectual Property (IP) management. The latest release enables commercial software developers and open source creators to accelerate managed adoption of open source code in a simple, painless process. Additionally, the software is now available to the Eclipse community for anyone working on an active Eclipse project.

Neil Bartlett at EclipseCon 2008 - e4, Equinox, OSGi and Android

Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 11:24 by Eclipse Web
After letting it rest way to long, I finally got around to editing and publishing this short video with Neil Bartlett from EclipseCon 2008. As the title implies, we talk about the next major version of Eclipse, "e4," get into a discussion about the Equinox, and wrap up talking about Neil and other’s work on getting OSGi running on Android.

EclipseLink 1.0 Released

Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 11:23 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Persistence Services project (EclipseLink) has completed its incubation phase and the 1.0 release is available for download. This release completes the transition of the persistence functionality developed in Oracle TopLink to being fully developed and maintained as an open source project at Eclipse. This also signifies the first release of a project under the recently created top-level Runtime (RT) project at Eclipse.

The Eclipse Ganymede Release

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 12:11 by Eclipse Web
Dr. Dobb's talks to Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation, about the Eclipse Ganymede release, a coordinated release of 23 different Eclipse project teams and represents over 18 million lines of code.