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Breaking Market Barriers: The Open Source Business Strategy (PDF)

Monday, October 27, 2008 - 10:47 by EclipseWeb Web
When investors see the margins on BIRT-related sales, the brand awareness, the new industries and geographic markets we’ve opened, and the compelling prospect of future growth, they are very impressed.

RIM Reaches Out to Java Jocks

Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 16:25 by EclipseWeb Web
The complete developer tool update includes a new public beta of the BlackBerry JDE plug-in for Eclipse, new releases of the BlackBerry plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio, the BlackBerry MDS Studio and Plazmic Content Developer's Kit for the BlackBerry platform.

SDK shoot-out: Android vs. iPhone

Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 10:30 by EclipseWeb Web
The standard IDE for Android, on the other hand, is Eclipse, which has seemingly become the de facto development environment for just about every platform other than Mac OS X and Windows. Google provides a plug-in that does a good job of integrating the Android tools with Eclipse, including a software emulator to test builds of your apps.

Symbian Foundation: To EPL or Not to EPL?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 14:00 by EclipseWeb Web
By choosing the Eclipse Public License as the license for the software to come out of the Symbian Foundation, the group takes a road safely chosen. The Eclipse Foundation welcomes the foundation’s support. But what about the GPL?

RIM Updates BlackBerry Developer Tools

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 11:15 by EclipseWeb Web
Research In Motion (RIM) today announced new versions of various BlackBerry developer tools that further support innovative, streamlined mobile application development for BlackBerry(R) smartphones. The developer tool updates include a new public beta of the BlackBerry(R) JDE(R) Plug-in for Eclipse, as well as new releases of the BlackBerry(R) Plug-in for Microsoft(R) Visual Studio(R), BlackBerry(R) MDS Studio, and Plazmic Content Developer's Kit(TM) for the BlackBerry platform.

Symbian releases free application development tool

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 16:30 by EclipseWeb Web
Symbian released a free tool on Tuesday that lets developers see how their code performs on the mobile operating system.

The Symbian Analysis Workbench (SAW) is a prepackaged set of Eclipse-based tools for optimizing Symbian C++ code, according to the company, which is in the process of being acquired by Nokia.

Instantiations Doubles Security Audit Rules with CodePro AnalytiX Upgrade

Friday, October 17, 2008 - 11:15 by EclipseWeb Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of Eclipse-based commercial software solutions to improve software quality and productivity, today announced an upgrade to its comprehensive code quality product, CodePro AnalytiX. Through intense automation of audits, metrics, and best practices, CodePro AnalytiX ensures superior software quality and maximum developer productivity throughout the entire code development cycle.

Eclipse offers mobile dev tools

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:38 by EclipseWeb Web
Seeking to establish Eclipse as the standard mobile development platform, the Eclipse Foundation on Wednesday is offering the first major release of its Eclipse Mobile Tools for Java Project (MTJ).
MTJ is a set of plug-ins for the Eclipse IDE offering capabilities for developing embedded or Java ME (Micro Edition) applications, said Christian Kurzke, project lead for MTJ and a developer tools architect at Motorola. "It's a set of tools on top of Eclipse that makes it much easier to develop mobile apps," Kurzke said.

Microsoft co-sponsors Eclipse project for Silverlight

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:37 by EclipseWeb Web
Microsoft is throwing its support behind the creation of an Eclipse project to integrate the IDE with Silverlight technology.
The proposed project, Silverlight Development Toolkit (SLDT), was submitted by open-source solution developer Soyatec and is being co-sponsored by Microsoft. The project objective is to foster cross-platform Silverlight development with Eclipse.

Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:35 by EclipseWeb Web
Soyatec announces the launch of an Open Source project Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight, with technical and financial help from Microsoft, and the donation of one Visual Editor component used in eFace to this project.

Eclipse Mobile Tools for Java Reaches 0.9

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 11:30 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation officially released version 0.9 of its Mobile Tools for Java (MTJ) project. This version subsumes the previously separate EclipseME project, officials said.
MTJ’s code is designed to simplify life for software vendors who target devices from companies like Motorola, Nokia and Sony Ericsson, using those companies’ software development kits, said project leader Christian Kurzke, a developer tools architect at Motorola.

Polarion Software Launches Polarion Track & Wiki - Web-based Bug Tracking, Wiki-based Team Collaboration and Subversion-based version control rolled into one

Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 11:30 by EclipseWeb Web
Polarion Software, creators of fully integrated application lifecycle management solutions and services, today announced the launch of Polarion Track & Wiki. Another industry first for a software development productivity tool set, the fully integrated product delivers a full-featured bug tracker, and robust team collaboration with a wiki that breaks the information barrier that has always existed in other tracker and wiki solutions. Automated version control features with Subversion round out the product.

Write native iPhone applications using Eclipse CDT

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 10:55 by EclipseWeb Web
Learn how to use the Eclipse C Development Toolkit (CDT) to program native applications for the Apple iPhone, using open source tools to enable iPhone OS development on any Eclipse-supported platform.

Getting Started with Android Development Using Eclipse

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 11:20 by EclipseWeb Web
Google has recently released the latest version of the Android SDK�version 0.9 beta. The Android 0.9 SDK beta brings developers a step closer to the final release that many developers are hoping to see before the end of the year. While the latest version of the SDK sports many new features (amongst them a new emulator), it contains breaking changes if you are upgrading from the previous m3 or m5 release of the SDK.

CA, IBM First to Demonstrate CMDB Federation, Interoperability

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:32 by EclipseWeb Web
CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the ability to share information between their respective configuration management databases (CMDBs) and management data repositories (MDRs), such as asset management systems and service desk solutions.

STAR Workbench 2.0 an XML IDE for STAR Members

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:30 by EclipseWeb Web
Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR), a global information technology (IT) standards body for the retail automotive industry, will release an update to its popular STAR Workbench product at its October General Session meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The STAR Workbench 2.0 is a set of tools that the STAR XML Data Architects use on a daily basis, and is focused on XML related editing. The Workbench leverages version 3.4 of the Eclipse Platform, and Eclipse Web Development Tools 3.0, along with several open source applications.

Soyatec Joins Eclipse Foundation

Friday, September 5, 2008 - 15:00 by EclipseWeb Web
"We welcome Soyatec as a new member of the Eclipse Foundation" said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation. "Their experience and expertise in Eclipse UI development will be welcome contributions to the Visual Editor and Eclipse 4.0 projects."

Skyway Software’s Latest Release of Skyway Builder Includes Apple Mac OS X and Oracle WebLogic 10 Support

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 14:20 by EclipseWeb Web
Skyway Software, a commercial open-source company specializing in model-centric tools for developing, testing, and deploying Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and web services, announces today the release and general availability of Skyway Builder version 6.0.2. With this new release, Skyway Builder now includes the following:
  • Apple Mac OS X support
  • Oracle WebLogic 10 support
  • Web layer enhancements, including improved pagination functionality and expanded binary content controls for more robust RIAs

Instantiations Updates GWT Designer with Support for Google Web Toolkit 1.5 Release

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 17:00 by EclipseWeb Web
Instantiations today announced the release of GWT Designer 5.1. This major version upgrade of the product includes support for Google Web Toolkit (GWT) 1.5 as well as basic support for GWT-EXT and MyGWT. Based on Instantiations award-winning WindowBuilder product, GWT Designer is an Eclipse-based GUI creation tool supporting features such as drag-and-drop GUI building and bi-directional code generation, providing several useful wizards that help make GWT development easier.

Genuitec Expands Strategic Membership of the Eclipse Foundation

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 12:45 by EclipseWeb Web
Genuitec announced today their expansion into "Strategic Member" status for the Eclipse Foundation. This highest level of Foundation membership ensures both financial and technological backing of the Eclipse platform, as well as increased influence on the platform's evolution through board membership.