Eclipse News

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.

Java GUI Testing Tool Squish Supports New Eclipse "Ganymede" 3.4

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 11:11 by Eclipse Web
froglogic GmbH today announced support for automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new Eclipse 3.4 release code named Ganymede.
Squish for Java is a leading functional GUI and regression testing tool enabling the creation and execution of automated GUI tests for Java SWT/RCP and AWT/Swing applications.

Eclipse Release Is Great but Doesn't Reach the Cloud

Monday, July 7, 2008 - 12:10 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation has delivered a healthy package of updates, right on time, for the third year in a row. That's commendable, writes contributor Dana Gardner. What he'd really like to see, however, is a greater commitment on Eclipse's part to integrate with cloud-based development.

Introducing EclipseLink

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 11:01 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Persistence Services Project, more commonly known as EclipseLink, is a comprehensive open source persistence solution. EclipseLink was started by a donation of the full source code and test suites of Oracle's TopLink product. This project brings the experience of over 12 years of commercial usage and feature development to the entire Java community. This evolution into an open source project is now complete and developers will soon have access to the EclipseLink 1.0 release.

Quest Software's JProbe Now Available as Eclipse Plug-In

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
Quest Software, Inc. today announced the latest release of its market-leading Java profiler, JProbe® 8.0, which is now offered as a plug-in to the Eclipse Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The release of this unique capability aligns with the increased adoption of the open source development. Launching JProbe in an Eclipse environment enables users to adopt continuous performance testing best practices.

Eclipse Ganymede - 18 Million Lines of Code Delivered on Schedule

Friday, June 27, 2008 - 13:48 by Eclipse Web
As many of you may know the annual Eclipse release train, called Ganymede, is now available. This is the third year in a row that the Eclipse community has shipped a coordinate release of multiple projects; 23 projects are included this year. An important reason for the release trains is to make it easier for Eclipse users and adopters, who tend to use multiple projects, to upgrade to a new release. A coordinated release schedule makes its possible for timely upgrades in the Eclipse community.

Eclipse Delivers Annual Release

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 14:41 by Eclipse Web
"Once again the Eclipse community has delivered our annual release train and continues to deliver innovative software in a predictable manner," said Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation. "New features like the Equinox p2 provisioning system, new modeling tools and tools that support SOA developers will be popular features for Eclipse users."

Eclipse Ganymede Makes It Easier for Devs

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 14:40 by Eclipse Web
Some open source efforts are satisfied with releasing one or two projects a year. That's not the case with the open source Eclipse Foundation, which today released 23 projects as part of its Ganymede release train.

Instantiations Rolls Out Product Updates in Conjunction with Eclipse 3.4 and Ganymede

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 14:00 by Eclipse Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of software quality and productivity solutions for the Eclipse platform, today announced that its entire Eclipse-based product line has been updated to coincide with the annual Eclipse open source release, Ganymede. Included with the roll-out are significant additions in the area of security to its CodePro AnalytiXâ„¢ comprehensive code quality product, bringing advanced standards-based security auditing to developers desktops as they write code.

Automated GUI Testing Tool Squish 3.4 Released

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:42 by Eclipse Web
froglogic GmbH today announced version 3.4 of the leading, cross-platform automated GUI testing tool Squish. Squish supports creating and running automated GUI tests for applications based on a variety of user interface technologies including Trolltech's Qt toolkit, Java AWT/Swing/NetBeans, Java SWT/Eclipse RCP/JFaces, Web/HTML/AJAX and Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa.

Migrate Easily to Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede, Manage Configurations with Pulse

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:41 by Eclipse Web
Genuitec, LLC, a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, announced today the general availability of Pulse 2.2, the free and easiest way to obtain, manage and configure Eclipse Ganymede and plugins.
Genuitec is pleased to offer this product to Pulse users on the day of the Ganymede release. As of today, Pulse 2.2 will support full Ganymede tool stacks.

Mylyn 3.0 released

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:40 by Eclipse Web
The Mylyn team is very pleased to announce today’s release of Mylyn 3.0 along with the Eclipse Ganymede release train. This occasion marks a big step in the evolution of the task-focused interface

Eclipse Delivers Its Annual Release Train

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation and the entire Eclipse community are pleased to announce the availability of the Ganymede Release, the annual release train developed by the Eclipse community. The Ganymede Release is a coordinated release of 23 different Eclipse project teams that represents over 18 million lines of code.

Eclipse's Third 'Release Train' on Schedule

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 23:00 by Eclipse Web
On Wednesday June 25 the Eclipse Foundation is sending its third annual "release train" chugging down the track. This year's synchronized launch of several Eclipse projects at once (code named "Ganymede") involved the coordinated release of 23 projects, up from 21 in last year's "Europa" release, and 10 in 2006 with the original "Callisto" release. One of the goals of the release-train strategy, said Eclipse Foundation executive director Mike Milinkovich, is to provide "a level of predictability" that will promote commercial adoption of the Eclipse community's products.

MyEclipse 6.5: Maven2 support, Spring IDE, Hibernate & JSF/Facelets Updates

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 16:20 by Eclipse Web
Integral to this release is Maven4MyEclipse, a "1-Click," ready-to-run implementation of the Maven2 project management and build services for MyEclipse. Maven4MyEclipse streamlines enterprise Maven adoption by eliminating the hassle developers have come to associate with traditional Maven installations and project setup and configuration.