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Eclipse moving into applications

Friday, November 9, 2007 - 10:09 by Eclipse Web
Director of marketing Ian Skerrett, interviewed from the Eclipse World conference in Reston, Virginia, said "We’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 Eclipse’s implementation of the OSGi Alliance framework specification.

Survey: Eclipse Helps Make, Save Money

Friday, November 9, 2007 - 10:05 by Eclipse Web
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 reasons�either 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 Revs Up Eclipse's Pulse

Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 09:35 by Eclipse Web
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 and ICEsoft Round Out Enterprise Ajax Development

Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 09:34 by Eclipse Web
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.

Eclipse Aims for Smaller, Faster, Simpler

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 14:22 by Eclipse Web
During a panel discussion at the EclipseWorld 2007 conference here Nov. 6, some of those leaders�including Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation�spoke hypothetically of an Eclipse 4.0 that would be a significant improvement over the current platform.

Instantiations Adds Performance Profiling Tool to Its Eclipse Quality and Productivity Solutions

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 14:45 by Eclipse Web
Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of software quality and productivity solutions, announced today the availability of CodePro Profilerâ„¢. 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 Joins Eclipse Hibachi Project

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 12:45 by Eclipse Web
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 SCORE®-Ada and OpenArbor mixed language development tools, which are optimized for safety-critical applications.

Aptana Delivers Robust Web Development Suite

Friday, November 2, 2007 - 10:34 by Eclipse Web
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 Contributes to Eclipse

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 11:27 by Eclipse Web
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.

Weit mehr als Java-Tools − Eclipse will weiter wachsen

Friday, October 26, 2007 - 11:09 by Eclipse Web
Vom 10. bis 11. Oktober präsentierte sich die Eclipse Community mit 400 Teilnehmern in Ludwigsburg. Für die nächste Zukunft hat deren Organ, die Eclipse Foundation, unter anderem drei Ziele: Wachstum im Embedded-Bereich, Etablierung der auf dem OSGI-Standard basierenden Eclipse-Runtime und breiter Toolsupport über verschiedene Programmiersprachen und Entwicklungsaufgaben hinweg.

Eclipse Gains a Pulse

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 13:50 by Eclipse Web
Eclipse users have long said that installing and distributing Eclipse plug-in software is not easy. Genuitec, of Flower Mound, Texas, which makes the popular MyEclipse tool, will deliver PoweredByPulse, a free service that company executives said could become the de facto mechanism for provisioning software, whether commercial, free or mixed. Genuitec plans to announce this service at the Eclipse World conference, which runs Nov. 6-8 in Reston, Va.

Interface21 and Tasktop Discuss The Upcoming Spring Tool Suite

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 11:02 by Eclipse Web
The Spring Tools Suite will also build on Eclipse Mylyn in order to ease the development of large Spring applications, and incorporate other key features, ranging from issue tracking to code quality, in order to better support a Spring application’s entire lifecycle. One interesting aspect of our approach is that we will be leveraging extensions to Mylyn’s Task-Focused UI to provide a smooth and simple workflow in the presence of numerous best-of-breed tools and technologies that will be bundled by the suite.

Eclipse Unwraps RAP

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 15:30 by Eclipse Web
RAP 1.0 is the first Asynchronous JavaScript and XML platform that allows developers to create RIAs using the Eclipse component model, based on the Open Services Gateway Initiative standard. OSGi is a service-oriented, component-based environment that promotes the interoperability of applications and services, Eclipse officials said.

Eclipse BIRT Exchange, collecting tacit knowledge for the user community

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 10:30 by Eclipse Web
Virgil’s update is primarily about the new BIRT user community, BIRT Exchange. As Virgil tells and then demos for us, BIRT exchange allows users to not only share tips and trouble-shooting about reports, but also reports themselves and other BIRT "configuration" artifacts.

Robert Martin and David Intersimone To Keynote EclipseWorld 2007

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 18:00 by Eclipse Web
BZ Media LLC today announced three special keynote presentations at EclipseWorld™ 2007, the independent Eclipse conference for enterprise IT developers. EclipseWorld 2007 will be held November 6–8, 2007, in Reston, Va.

Special "Total Eclipse" panel to include Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation

AMD Joins Eclipse Foundation, Helping Unite the Power of Open Source and Multi-Core Processing

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 - 17:00 by Eclipse Web
As part of its commitment to supporting and contributing to open standards, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its participation in the Eclipse Foundation. AMD will add its rich expertise and history of collaborative innovation to the Eclipse community, helping to drive the standardization of an extensible development platform and application frameworks that can harness the power of x86 architectures and multi-core processing. AMD made the announcement in conjunction with Eclipse Summit Europe 2007, taking place Oct. 9 – 11 in Ludwigsburg, Germany.