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.

New Webinar: Introduction to Mobile Tools for Java Project

Thursday, December 7, 2006 - 13:25 by Eclipse Web
Mobile Tools for the Java Platform (MTJ) completed its first release (0.7) in November. On December 12 a webinar will be held to discuss the current features of the product, exposes our future plans, and highlights the extensible architecture.

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.