Eclipse Press Releases

Eclipse Foundation Launches Community Portal to Promote the Eclipse Ecosystem

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 10:01 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today launched a community portal to promote the adoption of Eclipse-based commercial products, complementary open source projects and Eclipse-related training, support and services. The portal, Eclipse Plug-in Central ( EPIC), makes it easier than ever for developers, software vendors and enterprises to find high quality open source and commercial plug-ins, tools and add-on services to enhance their Eclipse development. The EPIC portal will be a key part of the Eclipse Foundation’s effort to promote and grow the overall Eclipse ecosystem.

New Top-Level Eclipse Project Encourages Adoption of Open Standards for Model-Based Development

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 10:00 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the creation of a new top-level project, called the Eclipse Modeling Project. The new project will focus on the evolution and promotion of model-based development technologies within the Eclipse community. Richard Gronback of Borland Software and Ed Merks of IBM were selected as project co-leaders, and are teaming to continue to advance Eclipse modeling technologies and to drive adoption of open standards related to software modeling.

Eclipse Party at JavaOne

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 10:55 by EclipseWeb Web
We are having an Eclipse party at JavaOne. If you are planning to attend JavaOne, this is your opportunity to meet other people in the Eclipse Community. The party will happen, Wednesday, May 17 form 7:00-10:00pm at the Thirsty Bear Brewing Company ( This is just down the street from the Moscone Center. If you are interested in attending, please send an e-mail to to be added to the guest list.

Eclipse Continues Momentum in Device and Embedded Software Development

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 13:05 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced new project initiatives and releases for the Device Software Development Platform (DSDP) and C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) Projects, both increasingly popular with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and vendors of real-time operating systems (RTOSs), software development tools, and electronic design automation (EDA) tools. These new initiatives further extend the Eclipse ecosystem into the embedded and device software markets.

Eclipse Development Road Map version 2 Approved

Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 10:32 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the board of directors approved version 2 of the Eclipse Development Road Map on March 20th, 2006. This road map is important for making Eclipse a predictable and reliable community for open source technology. The open and transparent governance of Eclipse facilitated a great deal of community involvement during the revisions of the road map.

EclipseCon 2006 Opens with Strong Participation from the Eclipse Community

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today kicked off its third annual EclipseCon 2006 user conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. This year's show is the largest gathering yet of the vibrant and active Eclipse community. The conference has attracted 46 exhibitors and 10 open source projects and features over 140 technical sessions.

Eclipse Rich Client Platform Continues Momentum with New Releases and Projects

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced several new open source initiatives around the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) to accelerate the adoption and utility of the Eclipse platform. Eclipse RCP is an integration platform for building and deploying robust rich client applications. Today's new project releases and new project proposals will further simplify RCP development and extend the usage of Eclipse RCP.

Eclipse Foundation, Zend Technologies, and IBM Announce the Approval of the PHP IDE Project

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal software development platform, Zend Technologies and IBM, today announced that the Eclipse PHP IDE project has been approved by the Eclipse Foundation. The technology project was proposed by Zend and IBM on October 21, 2005. It will deliver a PHP Integrated Development Environment framework for the Eclipse Platform and will encompass the development components necessary to develop PHP-based web applications and will leverage the existing Eclipse Web Tools Project.

Eclipse Foundation announces expanded support for Eclipse Integration Platform

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 12:02 by EclipseWeb Web
Eclipse Foundation announced today new partnerships that strengthen the Eclipse Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) Project and has made available for download of the new proof of concept code which will demo at EclipseCon 2006. The ALF Project, initiated by Serena Software in the spring of 2005, addresses the universal problem of integrating Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) technologies so that they provide full interoperability. Currently more than thirty vendors have pledged support for the ALF project and momentum continues.

Eclipse Community Awards Winners Announced

Monday, March 20, 2006 - 19:02 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the winners of its inaugural Eclipse Community Awards. Winners were selected by the Eclipse community and were honored at an awards ceremony last night on the opening day of EclipseCon 2006. The awards honor individuals and products that have helped further the reach of the Eclipse community and extended the ecosystem.

Eclipse Board Election Results

Thursday, March 9, 2006 - 10:30 by EclipseWeb Web

The Eclipse Foundation announced the results of the Add-in Provider and Committer elections for representatives to the board of directors. Congratulations to Howard Lewis and Todd Williams for being re-elected and Jochen Krause and Mike Taylor as new Add-in Provider representatives. Scott Lewis and Kai-Uwe Maetzel will be returning as Committer representatives, along with the newly elected Jeff McAffer and Tim Wagner. We're looking forward to working with you on the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors.

Nominations for the Open Source Pavilion at EclipseCon 2006

Friday, January 20, 2006 - 07:17 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Open Source Pavillion at EclipseCon 2006, March 20-23 in Santa Clara, CA. The Open Source Pavilion will showcase open source projects that support and complement the spirit of the Eclipse community. Business Objects is a co-sponsor of this new addition to EclipseCon.

Gold Sponsors Announced for EclipseCon 2006

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 - 07:17 by EclipseWeb Web
Actuate, BEA Systems, Business Objects, Compuware, HP, IBM, Serena and Sybase to Provide Highest Level Support to Eclipse Community Event

The Eclipse Foundation today announced that Actuate, BEA Systems, Business Objects, Compuware, HP, IBM, Serena and Sybase have signed on as Gold Sponsors for EclipseCon 2006, the annual conference that brings together the Eclipse community. Gold Sponsorship is the highest level of sponsorship for the conference. The third annual EclipseCon will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif., March 20-23, 2006.

Eclipse Foundation Announces Keynotes for EclipseCon 2006

Tuesday, October 25, 2005 - 08:17 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the keynote speakers for its third annual community conference, EclipseCon 2006. The show brings together the Eclipse community to share and learn new techniques, ideas and technologies, as well as provide information about the latest developments and future plans of the Eclipse projects. The conference will be held March 20-23, 2006 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Ralph Mueller Joins the Eclipse Foundation

Friday, October 21, 2005 - 08:17 by EclipseWeb Web
The Eclipse Foundation announced today that Ralph Mueller has joined the Eclipse Foundation as Director, Eclipse Ecosystem - Europe.