The Eclipse Foundation member Gentleware AG has released two fresh Eclipse offerings, further expanding beyond UML to delve deeper into model-driven software development.
Business Objects is pleased to announce Crystal Reports for Eclipse support for the Eclipse Europa project. Over the last year, thousands of developers have downloaded Crystal Reports for Eclipse to help them embed the world's most popular reporting tool into their Java applications. With this update for the Europa project Business Objects continues to show its support for the Eclipse platform and Java developersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦
Zend saw this as a great place to cozy up and has been developing a professional version of its PDT environment (released earlier this year) for over a year now. The PDT version is its open source freeware version of an editor IDE that's based on Eclipse foundation materials.
IDL, the Interactive Data Language, is the ideal software for data analysis, visualization, and cross-platform application development. The IDL Workbench is a cross-platform development environment, based on the Eclipse Platform. The IDL Workbench allows scientists, engineers, and developers to create and debug complex IDL applications.
But with so many technologies, languages and frameworks, the situation can often become more complex rather than get simpler. Jochen Krause, CEO of Innoopract (the company behind Eclipse RAP), says, "The Java tool stack and runtime stackÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬ï¿½this is incredibly complicated. There are at least 50 acronyms.
The new Eclipse Rich AJAX Platform (RAP) is a server-side platform that multiple concurrent users can access via their browsers and Eclipse RCP developers can learn in no time.
"I'm pleased to congratulate all the winners of this year's elections and to welcome them to the JCP ECs," said Patrick Curran, Chair of the JCP and director of the JCP Program at Sun Microsystems, Inc. "It's great to see the Eclipse Foundation and Time Warner Cable among the newly elected members. Eclipse adds open source projects expertise which will help the JCP broaden its push towards greater collaboration and openness.
The Eclipse Foundation, which was set up a number of years ago by IBM to create an alternative to Sun Microsystems' NetBeans project to create an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for programming tools, has just completed a survey in conjunction with IDC of its base to see who is deploying Eclipse, how they are using it, and how they participate in the community.
froglogic GmbH today announced that it has joined the Eclipse Foundation committing even stronger to the Eclipse project and the growing Java RCP community.
Director of marketing Ian Skerrett, interviewed from the Eclipse World conference in Reston, Virginia, said "WeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re seeng more interest in people using Equinox on a server to build server-side applications, and also building applications on top of that." Equinox is EclipseÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s implementation of the OSGi Alliance framework specification.
The survey, conducted by The Eclipse Foundation and market research firm IDC, found that 75 percent of the IT solution providers polled said they are using Eclipse for economic reasonsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬ï¿½either to make money or to save money. Of the organizations using Eclipse to make money, 47 percent said they are making at least 50 percent of their revenue from Eclipse-based products.
Genuitec, LLC, a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, today announced a new, free service for Eclipse users that will significantly streamline the installation and distribution process for Eclipse-based software. "Pulse" is a completely free software service that alleviates the frustration of managing Eclipse-based software whether commercial, free or mixed.
Genuitec, LLC, the leading provider of the popular MyEclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, today announced a new partnership with ICEsoft Technologies. ICEsoft is the creator and provider of ICEfaces, the leading open source framework for simplified development of Ajax-enabled Java EE applications. The integration of ICEfaces with MyEclipse now allows enterprise developers to seamlessly create ICEfaces working code using MyEclipse JSF visual designer.
During a panel discussion at the EclipseWorld 2007 conference here Nov. 6, some of those leadersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬ï¿½including Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse FoundationÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬ï¿½spoke hypothetically of an Eclipse 4.0 that would be a significant improvement over the current platform.
Innovations Softwaretechnologie and Eclipse Foundation announce that Innovations will begin immediately to serve as an Add-in Provider to the open source community and has joined the foundation.
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of software quality and productivity solutions, announced today the availability of CodePro ProfilerÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢. The first enterprise-ready performance-profiling tool designed specifically for Eclipse, Profiler ensures the creation of fast, reliable and high quality applications. A run-time performance analysis tool for Java developers, it helps them find CPU and algorithmic bottlenecks, memory leaks, threading issues, and other concurrency-related problems that can slow down an application or cause it to hang.
DDC-I, a founding member of the Hibachi Workgroup, will work closely with other project members to develop a common Eclipse-based Ada environment that can accommodate Eclipse-based Ada tools, application software, and other plug-ins from multiple suppliers. DDC-I will also work to provide Hibachi compatibility for its Eclipse-based SCOREÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â®-Ada and OpenArbor mixed language development tools, which are optimized for safety-critical applications.
After two years of development, Aptana has released version 1.0 of Aptana Studio, a cross-platform, Eclipse-based IDE for AJAX and HTML development. Aptana Studio 1.0 is dual-licensed under the GPL3 and the Aptana Public licenses and is available for Mac OS, Windows, and Linux. Aptana offers a free Community Edition and a Professional version with an introductory price of $99.
SAP has contributed a NetWeaver tool to Eclipse, its first experience contributing widgetry to the open source IDE. It says it will be easier for Java developers to analyze memory use in applications created in Eclipse. It should give them a better idea how to optimize memory usage without having to shut down their servers and interrupt critical business processes.