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Google adds Java to App Engine cloud service

Monday, April 13, 2009 - 11:05 by Eclipse Web
Early support for Java includes a Java runtime, integration with the Google Web Toolkit 1.6, and a Google Plugin for Eclipse. Developers can program against Java Data Objects or Java Persistence API. Thus far, App Engine has leveraged the Python language.

Riena - A New Adventure In Eclipse

Monday, April 6, 2009 - 10:52 by Eclipse Web
The Riena project has just released it's 1.0 version recently. In this article, I'll show you how to get going with Riena by walking you through my own experiences using the project. As well as providing a little background on the project I will show how to create a UI with Riena, and run through an example of remote services.

Red Hat Adds SOA to JBoss Dev Tool

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 20:05 by Eclipse Web
Red Hat Software today released the first major update to its Eclipse-based developer toolset, allowing developers to build rich interactive and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications.

Deutsche Post Spin-off SOPERA Introduces Next-Generation Application Development Platform

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 20:04 by Eclipse Web
SOPERA's Eclipse SOA initiative provides a comprehensive platform within Eclipse that enables developers to build Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. The Eclipse SOA platform will include a new service registry/repository, integrate process orchestration engines, and provide integration between Eclipse Swordfish (SOA Runtime Framework) and the SOA Tooling Platform (STP).

New AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 14:12 by Eclipse Web
Today, we are introducing the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. This free, open source plugin for the Eclipse IDE makes it easier and more efficient for you to develop, deploy, and debug Java applications on top of AWS. In fact, you can design an entire AWS-hosted Tomcat-based cluster from within Eclipse. You can design your cluster, specifying the number of EC2 instances and the instance type to run. You have can select and even create security groups and keypairs and can associate an Elastic IP address with each instance.

Instantiations Releases Major Upgrade to WindowBuilder Pro; Wins Best Commercial Eclipse Developer Tool Award

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 14:42 by Eclipse Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of Eclipse-based commercial software solutions, today released version 7.0 of its market-leading WindowBuilderâ„¢ Pro Java graphical user-interface (GUI) builder, and was awarded the "Best Commercial Eclipse-Based Developer Tool" by the Eclipse Foundation at EclipseCon 2009. WindowBuilder Pro includes powerful functionality for creating user interfaces based on the popular Swing, SWT (Standard Widget Toolkit), and GWT (Google Web Toolkit) UI frameworks.

Oracle® Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Release 11g Now Available

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 14:40 by Eclipse Web
The Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse is designed to help organizations where Eclipse is the preferred Integrated Development Environment (IDE) by providing a set of Eclipse plug-ins to help develop, deploy and debug Java SE, Java EE, Spring, ORM and Web Service applications for Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database.

Eclipse Shines a Light on the IDE's Future

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 22:31 by Eclipse Web
The open source Eclipse Foundation has its eye on making its integrated development environment (IDE) ready for the future, with new projects designed to better adapt to cloud-based architectures and to stake a claim in runtime frameworks.

Eclipse to detail platform, SOA plans at conference

Monday, March 23, 2009 - 22:00 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse Foundation will cite at the EclipseCon 2009 conference this week the latest developments in areas ranging from the core Eclipse platform to SOA and modeling, including plans to make the platform available as Web services.

SpringSource unveils new release of Eclipse-based tool suite

Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 11:03 by Eclipse Web
SpringSource�the company behind the open source Spring framework for Java�has officially released a new version of its commercial Eclipse-based development environment, the SpringSource Tool Suite (STS). The new version brings improved tools to streamline application editing and accelerate Spring project development.

Tasktop 1.4 and Eclipse Mylyn 3.1 released

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 17:14 by Eclipse Web
Today’s Tasktop 1.4 and Eclipse Mylyn 3.1 releases are a milestone in the evolution of the task-focused interface. Mylyn continues to improve as a framework and core tools for open source developers, while Tasktop evolves its commercial integrations and enterprise-ready feature set. Together, these tools are bringing the benefits of the task-focused interface to a rapidly growing audience.

EclipseCon is Next Week: Discount for OStatic Readers

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - 09:45 by Eclipse Web
Next week, March 23rd to 26th, EclipseCon takes place in Santa Clara, California. Eclipse is a very large open source community focused on open develpment platforms, and extensible frameworks and tools, overseen by The Eclipse Foundation. The conference is an annual event, and this year's will feature a number of high-profile speakers, including developers and software leads from Microsoft, IBM and other companies and organizations.

MyEclipse 7.1: The Eclipse Standard for Web Services and Persistence

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 11:12 by Eclipse Web
Genuitec, LLC, the leading provider of the popular MyEclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and a founding and strategic member of the Eclipse Foundation, announced today the production release of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.1. The new release delivers enhanced JAX-RS tooling and a variety of persistence enhancements to improve the MyEclipse experience.

Eclipse Pulsar seeks mobile app dev unity

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 16:27 by Eclipse Web
Called Pulsar, the initiative is intended to build a standard mobile application development tools platform. It is being led by vendors like Motorola and Nokia and seeks to make it easier to develop applications for different mobile systems. Although the individual platform technologies would not go away, Pulsar provides a unified platform to work with the individual vendor-specific technologies.

Integrating BIRT with PHP

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 16:38 by Eclipse Web
The Eclipse BIRT project is best known as a report-creation tool that supports multiple data sources and produces many different forms of output. The BIRT Viewer and the BIRT engine work well in a Java/J2EE environment, but what if your web applications are built using PHP? In order to call BIRT from PHP, a PHP-to-Java bridge is necessary. Jason Weathersby demonstrates how you can use BIRT with PHP using a bridge to generate reports from PHP Web applications.

OSGi Takes Off Among Enterprise Service Bus Providers

Monday, March 2, 2009 - 10:50 by Eclipse Web
The OSGi Alliance announced that many leading Enterprise Service Bus providers in the market have demonstrated their commitment to the platform through the current or planned employment of OSGi technology in their ESBs and products that utilize ESBs.

Tasktop Guarantees Productivity Gains for Eclipse Developers -- Eclipse Mylyn-based Tasktop Pro Now Backed by Unique 100% Guarantee

Monday, February 23, 2009 - 13:37 by Eclipse Web
Tasktop Technologies, the company behind the popular Eclipse Mylyn open source task management software, announced a unique 100% money-back guarantee for Tasktop Pro users. Tasktop Pro is the company's full-featured product for software developers based on Eclipse Mylyn. Dr. Mik Kersten, CEO of Tasktop Technologies, said "I've always been fascinated by the way that software tools can transform our ability to work, so it's exciting for Tasktop to be offering the first productivity promise of this sort."

Innovations releases Visual Rules 4.4

Friday, February 20, 2009 - 10:50 by Eclipse Web
Innovations Software Technology today announces the release of the Visual Rules Enterprise Platform 4.4, the premier Business Rules Management (BRM) Platform. The highlight of this release is the extension of the management components with Visual Rules Execution Server.