Eclipse News

Skyway Software Partners with Atomikos for Faster Java EE Application Development

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 11:14 by EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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."