Your Sneak Peek at EclipseCon 2021 Hot Topics

Your Sneak Peek at EclipseCon 2021 Hot Topics

With EclipseCon 2021 coming up on October 25-28, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at some of the technologies and topics that will be featured at this year’s event.
To help you get into the EclipseCon groove, we’re featuring three articles that highlight the variety of topics to choose from, including an open source initiative for software-defined vehicles, a new technology that enables trusted corporate data exchanges, and updates on projects in the Eclipse Cloud DevTools ecosystem.
We also introduce you to Eclipse Keyple committer, Jean-Pierre Fortune, who tells us about his role helping developers make use of contactless ticketing technology for the transportation industry.
And finally, we share a couple of milestone anniversaries coming up, plus events, a survey report, and more in our community updates section. We hope you enjoy these articles and join us at EclipseCon.
Enjoy the read,

Gaël Blondelle


Eclipse Dataspace Connector: Trusted Data Sharing With Sovereignty

Markus Spiekermann introduces the Eclipse Dataspace Connector project and explains its role in trusted data exchanges between organizations.

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What’s New in the Eclipse Cloud DevTools Ecosystem?

The EclipseSource team summarizes the latest technology initiatives and advances in the vibrant and rapidly growing Eclipse Cloud DevTools community.

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Why We Need an Open Source Initiative for Software-Defined Vehicles

Daniel Krippner explores the software-driven revolutions and industry trends that have led to the need for a new initiative focused on software-defined vehicles.

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Committer Profile

Jean-Pierre Fortune

Eclipse Keyple Committer

Jean-Pierre tells us about some of the rewarding experiences he’s had as an Eclipse Foundation committer and why he finds working on open source software so fulfilling.
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Community Updates

The Eclipse IDE Is Turning 20!

In November 2021, it will be 20 years since the first release of the Eclipse IDE. The celebrations start at EclipseCon, October 25-28. Read More->


Eclipse IoT Celebrates 10 Years

The Eclipse IoT community has been connecting the world for 10 years, and has a number of initiatives planned to mark the occasion.
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JakartaOne Livestream Registration Is Now Open

JakartaOne Livestream on December 7 is your opportunity to learn more about the technical benefits of Jakarta EE and related technologies for developing cloud native Java applications. Read More ->


Read the Cloud Developer Survey Report

The first-ever Cloud Developer Survey Report summarizes input from more than 300 software developers, DevOps specialists, architects, and IT leaders. Read More->


Entrepreneurial Open Source Podcasts: Listen and Participate

All seven episodes in our first season of the Entrepreneurial Open Source Podcast are now available for listening, and we’re looking forward to season two. Read More ->

New Projects

Eclipse Kiso-testing will contain the core python framework, plugins for the core framework, and additional libraries for different target platforms (e.g., stm32) or languages (C, C++) that enable you to deploy tests on different targets. 
Eclipse Kanto aims to better solve the challenges of digital transformers on their journey to create their next generation connected products and digital services, starting from the device. Read More ->
Eclipse POOSL (Parallel Object-Oriented Specification Language) provides tools for the editing (both textual and graphical) and debugging (using the Rotalumis simulator) of POOSL models. Read More ->

New Releases

Upcoming Events

Indy Autonomous Challenge
October 23, 2021

EclipseCon 2021
October 25-28, 2021

Robotics and Automation
November 2-3, 2021
Open Source Experience
November 9-10, 2021

TheiaCon 2021
November 17, 2021

JakartaOne Livestream 2021
December 7, 2021
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