Eclipse Foundation Approves APERI Storage Management Project

Friday, September 8, 2006 - 10:33 by Eclipse 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 Eclipse 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 Eclipse 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.

Callisto Available for Download

Friday, June 30, 2006 - 17:30 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation is proud to announce that the Callisto Release is now available for download.

Callisto zeigt Vorhersagbarkeit der Open Source-Softwareentwicklung fuer Grossprojekte

Friday, June 30, 2006 - 14:30 by Eclipse Web
Die Eclipse Foundation kuendigte heute das gleichzeitigen Release von zehn Eclipse Open-Source-Projekten an. Dieses besondere Release-Ereignis namens Callisto ist eines der groessten Multi-Projekt-Releases, das je eine Open-Source-Community unternommen hat. Die Eclipse Foundation bietet mit "Callisto" die synchrone Einfuehrung von zehn Einzelprojekten, die Anwendern, vor allem auch Einsteigern, die Einfuehrung von offenen Werkzeugen erleichtern.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Community Portal to Promote the Eclipse Ecosystem

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 10:01 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today launched a community portal to promote the adoption of Eclipse-based commercial products, complementary open source projects and Eclipse-related training, support and services. The portal, Eclipse Plug-in Central ( EPIC), makes it easier than ever for developers, software vendors and enterprises to find high quality open source and commercial plug-ins, tools and add-on services to enhance their Eclipse development. The EPIC portal will be a key part of the Eclipse Foundation’s effort to promote and grow the overall Eclipse ecosystem.

New Top-Level Eclipse Project Encourages Adoption of Open Standards for Model-Based Development

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 10:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the creation of a new top-level project, called the Eclipse Modeling Project. The new project will focus on the evolution and promotion of model-based development technologies within the Eclipse community. Richard Gronback of Borland Software and Ed Merks of IBM were selected as project co-leaders, and are teaming to continue to advance Eclipse modeling technologies and to drive adoption of open standards related to software modeling.

Web seminar May 23: Creating Eclipse Plugins with Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel

Thursday, May 11, 2006 - 15:21 by Eclipse Web
This presentation is ideal of anyone just getting started with Eclipse plug-in development or considering creating their first plug-in. You'll learn the fundamentals of plug-in development along with specific solutions for common challenges that you might encounter. The presentation is based on the best selling book coauthored by Clayberg and Rubel, Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plugins, now in its second edition -- and is presented by the authors!

Eclipse Party at JavaOne

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 10:55 by Eclipse Web
We are having an Eclipse party at JavaOne. If you are planning to attend JavaOne, this is your opportunity to meet other people in the Eclipse Community. The party will happen, Wednesday, May 17 form 7:00-10:00pm at the Thirsty Bear Brewing Company ( This is just down the street from the Moscone Center. If you are interested in attending, please send an e-mail to to be added to the guest list.

Eclipse Continues Momentum in Device and Embedded Software Development

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 13:05 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced new project initiatives and releases for the Device Software Development Platform (DSDP) and C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) Projects, both increasingly popular with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and vendors of real-time operating systems (RTOSs), software development tools, and electronic design automation (EDA) tools. These new initiatives further extend the Eclipse ecosystem into the embedded and device software markets.

Eclipse Development Road Map version 2 Approved

Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 10:32 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the board of directors approved version 2 of the Eclipse Development Road Map on March 20th, 2006. This road map is important for making Eclipse a predictable and reliable community for open source technology. The open and transparent governance of Eclipse facilitated a great deal of community involvement during the revisions of the road map.

Eclipse Foundation announces expanded support for Eclipse Integration Platform

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by Eclipse Web
Eclipse Foundation announced today new partnerships that strengthen the Eclipse Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) Project and has made available for download of the new proof of concept code which will demo at EclipseCon 2006. The ALF Project, initiated by Serena Software in the spring of 2005, addresses the universal problem of integrating Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) technologies so that they provide full interoperability. Currently more than thirty vendors have pledged support for the ALF project and momentum continues.

Eclipse Foundation, Zend Technologies, and IBM Announce the Approval of the PHP IDE Project

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal software development platform, Zend Technologies and IBM, today announced that the Eclipse PHP IDE project has been approved by the Eclipse Foundation. The technology project was proposed by Zend and IBM on October 21, 2005. It will deliver a PHP Integrated Development Environment framework for the Eclipse Platform and will encompass the development components necessary to develop PHP-based web applications and will leverage the existing Eclipse Web Tools Project.

Eclipse Rich Client Platform Continues Momentum with New Releases and Projects

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced several new open source initiatives around the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) to accelerate the adoption and utility of the Eclipse platform. Eclipse RCP is an integration platform for building and deploying robust rich client applications. Today's new project releases and new project proposals will further simplify RCP development and extend the usage of Eclipse RCP.