Eclipse News

Eclipse Celebrates Five Years as an Open Source Community and Ecosystem

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 - 09:00 by EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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 EclipseWeb 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.

Participate at the Eclipse Summit in Esslingen, October 11-12th, 2006!

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 10:43 by EclipseWeb Web
Participate at the Eclipse Summit in Esslingen, October 11-12th, 2006! The Eclipse Summit Europe, presented by the Eclipse Foundation is a unique event here in Central Europe. In addition to a variety of opportunities for networking with other members of the eclipse community, the program features tracks and events targetted for all parts of the community.

Eclipse Foundation Approves APERI Storage Management Project

Friday, September 8, 2006 - 10:33 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, today announced that it has approved the creation of the Aperi Storage Management Framework Project. The Aperi Project, which was proposed in June 2006, will give customers more choices for deploying open-storage infrastructure software - based on an industry-stand ard framework developed by the open source community.

Help us make EPIC a better place and Win an iPod

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 - 15:05 by EclipseWeb Web
We would like to get your feedback on Eclipse Plugin Central (EPIC). EPIC is a portal for all things in the Eclipse ecosystem and we are looking to make it better. Please take the time to comple the online survey between now and September 20, 2006. For everyone that completes the survey we will enter you into a draw for a free iPod or one of four Amazon $100 gift certificates.

Second Annual Eclipse Global Enterprise Survey Points to Rapid Adoption of Eclipse Rich Client Platform

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 - 11:30 by EclipseWeb Web
Eclipse Foundation today announced a recent Evans Data Survey confirms a significant increase in the adoption of the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) by Eclipse users. Approximately 22% of the survey respondents indicated they were building rich client applications based on Eclipse RCP; an increase of over 130% based on a previous 2005 study. The survey also indicates strong future growth and interest in Eclipse RCP, with 68% of respondents indicating they will be using it in the next six months.