Eclipse News

Eclipse Foundation Announces Initiatives for Ajax Applications and Dynamic Languages

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 08:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced three new project milestones that extend the Eclipse platform for Ajax applications and dynamic languages. The three projects include the Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform (RAP), the Eclipse Ajax Toolkit Framework (ATF) and the Eclipse Dynamic Language Toolkit (DLTK). These projects provide innovative new Eclipse-based technology to be utilized by Ajax developers and developers using dynamic languages such as Python, Ruby and Tcl.

Eclipse Community Awards Winners Announced

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 08:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Eclipse Community Awards, which recognize the top individuals, products and organizations in the Eclipse community. Recipients were honored at an awards ceremony yesterday on the opening day of EclipseCon 2007.

Doors Open for EclipseCon 2007

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 08:00 by Eclipse Web
EclipseCon 2007, the fourth annual Eclipse community conference, opens today at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Attendees from around the world are expected to hear the latest Eclipse developments and discuss key business and technical issues facing the community. Scott Adams, creator of the comic strip Dilbert, will give the opening keynote presentation. Additional keynote addresses will be delivered by Robert “r0ml� Lefkowitz, a noted enterprise architect and systems designer, and Dr.

Nominations for the Open Source Pavilion at EclipseCon 2007

Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 13:09 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Open Source Pavillion at EclipseCon 2007, March 5th-8th in Santa Clara, CA. The Open Source Pavilion will showcase open source projects that support and complement the spirit of the Eclipse community. ActiveGrid and Business Objects are co-sponsoring this event at EclipseCon.

Two Weeks Remain for EclipseCon 2007 Early Registration Prices; Register Today

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 - 10:30 by Eclipse Web
There are two weeks left to qualify for the EclipseCon discounted early registration price. EclipseCon is the annual conference for the Eclipse community. It is a great opportunity to learn about over 70 different Eclipse projects. The complete conference program is now available on-line.
The conference takes place March 5-8 in Santa Clara Convention Center. The deadline for early registration is February 14, 2007.

Bandit and Higgins Projects Bridge Multiple Identity Systems to Provide a Consistent Experience of Identity

Monday, January 29, 2007 - 09:30 by Eclipse Web
The Bandit and Eclipse Higgins Projects today announced the achievement of a key milestone in the development of open source identity services. Based on working code from the two projects and the larger community of open source developers, the teams have created a reference application that showcases open source identity services that are interoperable with Microsoft’s Windows* CardSpace* identity management system and enable Liberty Alliance-based identity federation via Novell® Access Manager.

BIRT and Dali Projects featured in February Webinars

Wednesday, January 24, 2007 - 12:36 by Eclipse Web
Looking to learn more about the different projects involved that make up Eclipse? We are running a series of free webinars to help you better understand how you can use the different Eclipse projects.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Data Tools Platform 1.0

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 09:20 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, today announced the release of the Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP) 1.0, a collection of extensible frameworks and exemplary tools for developing data-centric applications in the Eclipse environment. With DTP 1.0, developers can now easily leverage existing data sources, such as enterprise databases, within the extensible Eclipse Platform. Data-related applications are growing in significance, so this release meets an important development requirement in the software industry.

Gold Sponsors Announced for EclipseCon 2007

Monday, January 22, 2007 - 16:22 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced that Actuate, BEA Systems, Business Objects, IBM and Klocwork have signed on as Gold Sponsors for EclipseCon 2007, the annual conference that brings together the Eclipse community. Gold Sponsorship is the highest level of sponsorship for the conference. The third annual EclipseCon will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif., March 5-8, 2007.

Results of Eclipse Training Survey Released

Wednesday, January 17, 2007 - 13:15 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Training Working Group has completed its survey of the community and the results are available at
The survey was responded to by over 600 people and although its not a truly scientific sample, it does provide some very good insights into the area of Eclipse training and education which should be useful to us all.
Thanks to all the people who contributed to the development of the survey, to the community members who participated, and especially to Donald Smith who supported the Working Group in using "Survey Monkey"

Eclipse Foundation Joins Three Industry Specification Groups

Friday, January 12, 2007 - 13:40 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal software development platform, today announced it has become a member of three industry specification groups: Java Community Process (JCP), Object Management Group (OMG) and the OSGi Alliance. The Eclipse Foundation has joined these organizations to further promote the relationship between open standards and open source implementations.

2007 Eclipse Webinar Series Kickoff

Monday, January 8, 2007 - 12:00 by Eclipse Web
Eclipse is kicking off its webinar series with 2 events in January. Both webinars are free to attend, so please register if you are interested.

EclipseCon 2007 Conference Program Updated

Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 20:05 by Eclipse Web
Most EclipseCon 2007 Long talks have been scheduled and the conference Program is up to date. Look at the sessions, register today and save!

Eclipse Mylar Introduces Major New Innovation for Developer Productivity

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 09:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal software development platform, today announced the release of Eclipse Mylar 1.0. Mylar is a tasked-focused user interface that enhances developer productivity by reducing information overload and enabling easy multi-tasking.