Eclipse News

Hold the Dates for EclipseCon 2007

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 09:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation announced today the keynote speakers for its fourth annual community conference, EclipseCon 2007. The conference brings together the Eclipse community to share and learn new techniques, ideas and technologies, as well as provide information about the latest developments and future plans of the Eclipse projects. The conference will be held March 5-8, 2007 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

IBM Donates Translations for Eclipse 3.2.1

Monday, November 27, 2006 - 15:55 by Eclipse Web
IBM is pleased to contribute translations for the Eclipse Project, the Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP) Project, the Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) Project, the Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) Project, the Eclipse Modeling Project, the Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP) Project and for several subprojects of the Eclipse Tools Project for the Callisto releases.

AJDT 1.4.1 and AspectJ 1.5.3 Released

Monday, November 27, 2006 - 09:20 by Eclipse Web
This AJDT release includes bug fixes and new features in the areas of binary weaving, refactoring and build automation, as well as incorporating the AspectJ 1.5.3 release, which itself includes numerous bug fixes, greatly reduced memory usage, and enhancements for load-time weaving and serviceability.

New Webinar: Using the Eclipse AJAX Toolkit Framework (ATF)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - 11:50 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Ajax Toolkit Framework (ATF) provides exemplary tools for creating and debugging AJAX applications. This webinar will demonstrate how to use ATF to create, debug, and deploy an Ajax application on both Apache and J2EE servers.

Eclipse Device Software Development Platform (DSDP) Announces Three Milestone Releases

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 09:50 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal software development platform, today announced three milestone releases within the Eclipse Device Software Development Platform (DSDP). Founded in 2005 as a top-level Eclipse project, the mission of DSDP is to create an open, extensible, scalable and standards-based development platform to address the needs of the device software market.

Eclipse Celebrates Five Years as an Open Source Community and Ecosystem

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 - 09:00 by Eclipse Web
Today, the Eclipse community celebrates five years as an open source project. Eclipse has grown from its roots as a Java IDE project to become a universal development platform for building and deploying software. There are now 66 open source projects at Eclipse, generating millions of downloads. It is estimated that more than 1,300 Eclipse based products are now available.

WTP Version 1.5.2 Released

Thursday, November 2, 2006 - 15:22 by Eclipse Web
WTP 1.5.2 has been released to fix serious bugs and performance problems that were found too late to fix in the previous maintenance release. Those with 1.5.1 already installed need only use UpdateManger to "find updates for currently installed features". All-in-one zip files, SDKs, and minimal runtimes are also available from the download site.

Celebrate Eclipse's 5th Birthday

Monday, October 30, 2006 - 11:00 by Eclipse Web
Eclipse is getting ready to celebrate its 5th birthday on November 7th. To celebrate, a number of activities are being organized for the Eclipse community.

EclipseCon 2007 Call for Participation Now Open

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 15:17 by Eclipse Web

EclipseCon 2007 is now accepting submissions for tutorial and session topics. Once again this year the Eclipse community is welcomed to submit ideas for the annual Eclipse conference. The deadline for tutorial submission is November 1, long talk submissions is December 15 and Short Talk and Demos is January 15. Details for submission guidelines can be found at

New Re-design of Home Page

Tuesday, October 3, 2006 - 11:50 by Eclipse Web
We are re-designing the home page. The intention is to make it easier for our user community to find relevant information about the Eclipse projects and also make it easier to download.

Right now we have a beta version of the home page that will be displayed on a random basis to about 25% of the home page visitors. We have also opened a bug to collect feedback. Please let us know what you like and dislike about the home page.