Eclipse News

Results of the Eclipse Community Survey

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 - 12:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation and IDC have released the results of a comprehensive survey of the Eclipse Community conducted during the summer of 2007.

Instantiations Adds Performance Profiling Tool to Its Eclipse Quality and Productivity Solutions

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 14:45 by Eclipse Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of software quality and productivity solutions, announced today the availability of CodePro Profilerâ„¢. The first enterprise-ready performance-profiling tool designed specifically for Eclipse, Profiler ensures the creation of fast, reliable and high quality applications. A run-time performance analysis tool for Java developers, it helps them find CPU and algorithmic bottlenecks, memory leaks, threading issues, and other concurrency-related problems that can slow down an application or cause it to hang.

DDC-I Joins Eclipse Hibachi Project

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 12:45 by Eclipse Web
DDC-I, a founding member of the Hibachi Workgroup, will work closely with other project members to develop a common Eclipse-based Ada environment that can accommodate Eclipse-based Ada tools, application software, and other plug-ins from multiple suppliers. DDC-I will also work to provide Hibachi compatibility for its Eclipse-based SCORE®-Ada and OpenArbor mixed language development tools, which are optimized for safety-critical applications.

Eclipse Hibachi Project Unites Ada Suppliers in Common Environment

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 09:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the creation of a new open-source project called Hibachi. The Hibachi project provides an industrial-strength, vendor-neutral Ada integrated development environment (IDE) that also serves as a platform for other contributors to provide value-added functionality for Ada developers. Hibachi is a sub-project of the Eclipse Tools Project, and it parallels and complements CDT, the C/C++ Development Tooling project, providing a multi-language native embedded software development environment.

Aptana Delivers Robust Web Development Suite

Friday, November 2, 2007 - 10:34 by Eclipse Web
After two years of development, Aptana has released version 1.0 of Aptana Studio, a cross-platform, Eclipse-based IDE for AJAX and HTML development. Aptana Studio 1.0 is dual-licensed under the GPL3 and the Aptana Public licenses and is available for Mac OS, Windows, and Linux. Aptana offers a free Community Edition and a Professional version with an introductory price of $99.

SAP Contributes to Eclipse

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 11:27 by Eclipse Web
SAP has contributed a NetWeaver tool to Eclipse, its first experience contributing widgetry to the open source IDE. It says it will be easier for Java developers to analyze memory use in applications created in Eclipse. It should give them a better idea how to optimize memory usage without having to shut down their servers and interrupt critical business processes.

Fifth Annual Eclipse Community Conference Announces Keynotes

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 11:20 by Eclipse Web
The keynote speakers for EclipseCon 2008 will feature well known industry speakers including Cory Doctorow, science fiction author and open source advocate; Dan Lyons, also known as the Fake Steve Jobs; and Sam Ramji, Director at Microsoft Open Source Labs.

Weit mehr als Java-Tools − Eclipse will weiter wachsen

Friday, October 26, 2007 - 11:09 by Eclipse Web
Vom 10. bis 11. Oktober präsentierte sich die Eclipse Community mit 400 Teilnehmern in Ludwigsburg. Für die nächste Zukunft hat deren Organ, die Eclipse Foundation, unter anderem drei Ziele: Wachstum im Embedded-Bereich, Etablierung der auf dem OSGI-Standard basierenden Eclipse-Runtime und breiter Toolsupport über verschiedene Programmiersprachen und Entwicklungsaufgaben hinweg.

Eclipse Gains a Pulse

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 13:50 by Eclipse Web
Eclipse users have long said that installing and distributing Eclipse plug-in software is not easy. Genuitec, of Flower Mound, Texas, which makes the popular MyEclipse tool, will deliver PoweredByPulse, a free service that company executives said could become the de facto mechanism for provisioning software, whether commercial, free or mixed. Genuitec plans to announce this service at the Eclipse World conference, which runs Nov. 6-8 in Reston, Va.

Interface21 and Tasktop Discuss The Upcoming Spring Tool Suite

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 11:02 by Eclipse Web
The Spring Tools Suite will also build on Eclipse Mylyn in order to ease the development of large Spring applications, and incorporate other key features, ranging from issue tracking to code quality, in order to better support a Spring application’s entire lifecycle. One interesting aspect of our approach is that we will be leveraging extensions to Mylyn’s Task-Focused UI to provide a smooth and simple workflow in the presence of numerous best-of-breed tools and technologies that will be bundled by the suite.

See Cool Stuff, Meet Interesting People - Attend an Eclipse DemoCamp

Monday, October 22, 2007 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
During the months of November and December, we are inviting individuals to organize and attend Eclipse DemoCamps around the world. Eclipse DemoCamp is an opportunity to showcase all of the interesting technology being built by the Eclipse community. It is also an opportunity for you to meet Eclipse enthusiasts in your city.

Submit a Talk or Tutorial for EclipseCon 2008

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 10:40 by Eclipse Web
It is now time to submit your talk or tutorial for EclipseCon 2008. The entire Eclipse community is invited to submit ideas for tutorials, long talks, short talks, posters and birds-of-a-feather sessions.

Eclipse Unwraps RAP

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 15:30 by Eclipse Web
RAP 1.0 is the first Asynchronous JavaScript and XML platform that allows developers to create RIAs using the Eclipse component model, based on the Open Services Gateway Initiative standard. OSGi is a service-oriented, component-based environment that promotes the interoperability of applications and services, Eclipse officials said.

Eclipse BIRT Exchange, collecting tacit knowledge for the user community

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 10:30 by Eclipse Web
Virgil’s update is primarily about the new BIRT user community, BIRT Exchange. As Virgil tells and then demos for us, BIRT exchange allows users to not only share tips and trouble-shooting about reports, but also reports themselves and other BIRT "configuration" artifacts.

Eclipse Releases First Ajax Platform Based on OSGi

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 10:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the availability of Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) 1.0, a freely downloadable Ajax platform for creating and deploying Rich Internet Applications.

Robert Martin and David Intersimone To Keynote EclipseWorld 2007

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 18:00 by Eclipse Web
BZ Media LLC today announced three special keynote presentations at EclipseWorld™ 2007, the independent Eclipse conference for enterprise IT developers. EclipseWorld 2007 will be held November 6–8, 2007, in Reston, Va.

Special "Total Eclipse" panel to include Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation