Eclipse News

Making Development Less Difficult: Interceding with the Browser Gods

Monday, December 3, 2007 - 09:44 by EclipseWeb Web
But with so many technologies, languages and frameworks, the situation can often become more complex rather than get simpler. Jochen Krause, CEO of Innoopract (the company behind Eclipse RAP), says, "The Java tool stack and runtime stack�this is incredibly complicated. There are at least 50 acronyms.

Now you can make a donation to Eclipse

Monday, December 3, 2007 - 09:30 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation has launched a new system to allow individuals to make a financial donation to the Eclipse Foundation. The donations will be used to help fund the operations of the Eclipse community, such as extra hardware for open source projects, increase bandwidth and sponsorship of Eclipse community events.

SlickEdit Inc. Announces Release of the SlickEdit Plug-In v3.3 for Eclipse

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - 16:34 by EclipseWeb Web
The SlickEdit Plug-In allows developers to use the popular SlickEdit code editor as the default editor within Eclipse or any Eclipse-based IDE. Providing the capability to develop in over 40 programming languages�including C/C++, Java™, JavaScript™, HTML, Ruby, SQL, and XML�the SlickEdit Plug-In allows even the most accomplished power programmers to be more productive.

Eclipse Foundation Elected to the 2007 JCP Executive Committee

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 - 09:15 by EclipseWeb Web
"I'm pleased to congratulate all the winners of this year's elections and to welcome them to the JCP ECs," said Patrick Curran, Chair of the JCP and director of the JCP Program at Sun Microsystems, Inc. "It's great to see the Eclipse Foundation and Time Warner Cable among the newly elected members. Eclipse adds open source projects expertise which will help the JCP broaden its push towards greater collaboration and openness.

Eclipse IDE Study Shows that Standards and Community Work

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 13:35 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation, which was set up a number of years ago by IBM to create an alternative to Sun Microsystems' NetBeans project to create an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for programming tools, has just completed a survey in conjunction with IDC of its base to see who is deploying Eclipse, how they are using it, and how they participate in the community.

froglogic Joins Eclipse Foundation

Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:23 by EclipseWeb Web
froglogic GmbH today announced that it has joined the Eclipse Foundation committing even stronger to the Eclipse project and the growing Java RCP community.

Eclipse moving into applications

Friday, November 9, 2007 - 10:09 by EclipseWeb Web
Director of marketing Ian Skerrett, interviewed from the Eclipse World conference in Reston, Virginia, said "We’re seeng more interest in people using Equinox on a server to build server-side applications, and also building applications on top of that." Equinox is Eclipse’s implementation of the OSGi Alliance framework specification.

Survey: Eclipse Helps Make, Save Money

Friday, November 9, 2007 - 10:05 by EclipseWeb Web
The survey, conducted by The Eclipse Foundation and market research firm IDC, found that 75 percent of the IT solution providers polled said they are using Eclipse for economic reasons�either to make money or to save money. Of the organizations using Eclipse to make money, 47 percent said they are making at least 50 percent of their revenue from Eclipse-based products.

Genuitec Revs Up Eclipse's Pulse

Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 09:35 by EclipseWeb Web
Genuitec, LLC, a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, today announced a new, free service for Eclipse users that will significantly streamline the installation and distribution process for Eclipse-based software. "Pulse" is a completely free software service that alleviates the frustration of managing Eclipse-based software whether commercial, free or mixed.

Genuitec and ICEsoft Round Out Enterprise Ajax Development

Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 09:34 by EclipseWeb Web
Genuitec, LLC, the leading provider of the popular MyEclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, today announced a new partnership with ICEsoft Technologies. ICEsoft is the creator and provider of ICEfaces, the leading open source framework for simplified development of Ajax-enabled Java EE applications. The integration of ICEfaces with MyEclipse now allows enterprise developers to seamlessly create ICEfaces working code using MyEclipse JSF visual designer.

Eclipse Aims for Smaller, Faster, Simpler

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 14:22 by EclipseWeb Web
During a panel discussion at the EclipseWorld 2007 conference here Nov. 6, some of those leaders�including Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation�spoke hypothetically of an Eclipse 4.0 that would be a significant improvement over the current platform.

Results of the Eclipse Community Survey

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 - 12:00 by EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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.