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Migrate Easily to Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede, Manage Configurations with Pulse

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:41 by EclipseWeb Web
Genuitec, LLC, a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, announced today the general availability of Pulse 2.2, the free and easiest way to obtain, manage and configure Eclipse Ganymede and plugins.
Genuitec is pleased to offer this product to Pulse users on the day of the Ganymede release. As of today, Pulse 2.2 will support full Ganymede tool stacks.

Mylyn 3.0 released

Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:40 by EclipseWeb Web
The Mylyn team is very pleased to announce today’s release of Mylyn 3.0 along with the Eclipse Ganymede release train. This occasion marks a big step in the evolution of the task-focused interface

Eclipse's Third 'Release Train' on Schedule

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 23:00 by EclipseWeb Web
On Wednesday June 25 the Eclipse Foundation is sending its third annual "release train" chugging down the track. This year's synchronized launch of several Eclipse projects at once (code named "Ganymede") involved the coordinated release of 23 projects, up from 21 in last year's "Europa" release, and 10 in 2006 with the original "Callisto" release. One of the goals of the release-train strategy, said Eclipse Foundation executive director Mike Milinkovich, is to provide "a level of predictability" that will promote commercial adoption of the Eclipse community's products.

MyEclipse 6.5: Maven2 support, Spring IDE, Hibernate & JSF/Facelets Updates

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 16:20 by EclipseWeb Web
Integral to this release is Maven4MyEclipse, a "1-Click," ready-to-run implementation of the Maven2 project management and build services for MyEclipse. Maven4MyEclipse streamlines enterprise Maven adoption by eliminating the hassle developers have come to associate with traditional Maven installations and project setup and configuration.

Eclipse set for coordinated release of 23 updates

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 16:08 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation is set to make available tomorrow its annual coordinated release of open-source projects, which this year includes some 18 million lines of code and updates to 23 different projects.

Curl Announces Public Beta Availability of Eclipse-Based RIA Development Tools

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 15:01 by EclipseWeb Web
Curl®, Inc. is executing on the next phase in its Eclipse strategy with the availability of the beta versions of the new Eclipse-based Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) development tools. The first release of the Curl Development tools for Eclipse (CDE) and newest release of the Curl Runtime Environment (RTE), Version 6.0.4, provide enterprise developers with the tools to build and deploy their mission-critical, enterprise-class RIAs within the increasingly popular Eclipse environment.

Curl Joins Eclipse Foundation and Announces Eclipse Strategy

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 15:00 by EclipseWeb Web
"Eclipse is no longer limited to the Java programming language. It is a universal IDE for any language platform, as the implementation of the Curl IDE in Eclipse demonstrates," said Bert Halstead, chief architect, Curl, Inc. "Curl is the most powerful RIA platform for the enterprise, and Eclipse is the best general-purpose IDE available today -- the combination is unbeatable."

Eclipse 3.4 Hidden Treasures

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 10:50 by EclipseWeb Web
Eclipse 3.4 "Ganymede" will be released in the upcoming days. I've been working with the RC builds for some time now and I like it. Eclipse 3.4 is a better IDE and a more robust platform than its' successor. In this post, I've gathered some new features which I like and may be "off the beaten path".

Eclipse Ganymede: An in-depth look at JDT (Java Development Tools)

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 10:45 by EclipseWeb Web
As part of the upcoming Eclipse Ganymede release, scheduled for June 25th, InfoQ will cover a series of Eclipse subprojects. Today, the subproject is JDT (Java Development Tools), which is releasing version 3.4. InfoQ spoke with Philippe Mulet, lead of the Eclipse project, and Martin Aeschlimann, lead of the JDT UI subproject, to learn more about what to expect in Ganymede.

Eclipse GEF Training Series (Bangalore)

Monday, June 23, 2008 - 10:20 by EclipseWeb Web
ANCiT Consulting, an Eclipse Foundation Member, is organizing a series of GEF training classes. This is your opportunity to learn from the experts the techniques, tips and tricks required for successfully building and deploying an GEF application.

Eclipse Ganymede: An in-depth look at PDE (Plugin Development Environment)

Monday, June 23, 2008 - 10:15 by EclipseWeb Web
As part of the upcoming Eclipse Ganymede release which is scheduled for June 25th, InfoQ will cover a series of Eclipse subprojects. Today, the subproject is PDE (Plugin Development Environment), which is releasing version 3.4. InfoQ spoke with Chris Aniszczyk, PDE Technical Lead and Principal Consultant at Code9, to learn more about PDE and what it provides.

Eclipse Ganymede: An in-depth look at Mylyn

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 10:38 by EclipseWeb Web
As part of the upcoming Eclipse Ganymede release, scheduled for June 25th, InfoQ is covering a series of Eclipse subprojects. Today, the topic is Mylyn. InfoQ spoke with Mik Kersten, lead of the Mylyn project and President of Tasktop Technologies, to learn more about what to expect in Ganymede.

Focus Your Work Week (Even More): Beyond Mylyn 3.0

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 10:37 by EclipseWeb Web
Mylyn and Tasktop provide a revolutionary approach to focusing the Eclipse UI. They work on the concept of having a task 'context', that defines a degree of interest (DOI) for resources related to a task. We can make this task context even richer and deliver efficiencies by providing first-class integration of our MDD tools with Mylyn.

Eclipse Ganymede at a glance

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 10:36 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Ganymede release of 24 projects showcases the diversity and innovation going on inside the Eclipse ecosystem. Get an overview of several Ganymede projects, along with resources to find out more information.

Eclipse readies Ganymede release

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 10:35 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation next week is set to offer its annual simultaneous release of open-source project updates, this time called the Ganymede Release and featuring improvements in the core OSGI-based component model and SOA tools.

Eclipse Ganymede: An in-depth look at RAP (Rich Ajax Platform)

Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 10:18 by EclipseWeb Web
As part of the upcoming Eclipse Ganymede release which is scheduled for June 25th, InfoQ will cover a series of Eclipse subprojects. Today, the subproject is RAP (Rich Ajax Platform), which is releasing version 1.1. InfoQ spoke with Jochen Krause to learn more about RAP and what it provides.

Glimmer - Using Ruby to Build SWT User Interfaces

Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 10:17 by EclipseWeb Web
Glimmer is a JRuby DSL that enables easy and efficient authoring of user-interfaces using the robust platform-independent Eclipse SWT library. Glimmer comes with built-in data-binding support to greatly facilitate synchronizing UI with domain models. The goal of the Glimmer project is to create a JRuby framework on top of Eclipse technologies to enable easy and efficient authoring of desktop applications by taking advantage of the Ruby language. With Glimmer having just become an Eclipse project, it's a good time to find out more.

Understanding the Eclipse p2 Provisioning System

Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 10:16 by EclipseWeb Web
p2 is the new provisioning system which will be provided along with the Eclipse Ganymede release on June 25th. This is one feature that I didn't really follow closely enough,so I was really happy when I called Pascal Rapicault to get an explanation from the project lead.Ian Skerrett has recently blogged about 10 reasons p2 is going to rock, and after reading this, I'm sure you'll agree.

Developing Eclipse Plug-ins

Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 10:15 by EclipseWeb Web
With the ever-increasing popularity of Eclipse as an IDE as well as the Rich Client Platform, many companies and individuals are getting into the business of developing Eclipse plug-ins. Have you ever wondered what it would take to write one yourself? This installment of my Eclipse series will take you through the process of developing a simple visual plug-in. This will give you an opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of Eclipse plug-in architecture and become familiar with the Plug-in Development Environment (PDE).

Eclipse Ganymede Part 1: What's in it for SOA?

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 11:20 by EclipseWeb Web
This is the first in a series of four articles previewing the Eclipse Foundation's annual downloadable project release, code named Ganymede, which is set for Wednesday, June 25.