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Instantiations has begun shipping EclipsePro, a new product line specifically designed for professional Eclipse developers. The products are in response to the growing number of developers using Eclipse as their main Java development environment.
'Eclipse is a great step forward for the J2EE software community,' said Lombardi CTO, Phil Gilbert, as his company announced it is joining Eclipse - fast emerging as the development platform of choice for the Java and open-source community.
BEA has announced new Eclipse plug-ins for its JRockit JVM, as well as the merger of AspectWerkz into the existing AspectJ Eclipse Project. The plans, says the company, are designed to benefit both the BEA and Eclipse communities 'by helping to increase the flexibility of the Eclipse f...
Calling the announcement 'a huge milestone not only for BEA, but for the entire Java community as well,' BEA's EVP, Products confirmed yesterday that BEA is joining the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer and Board Member.
Sybase yesterday announced that it has joined Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer Member, and will be represented on the Board of Directors by Vice President of Engineering, David Tong.
The recently created Web Tools Platform Project extends Eclipse with a set of open source Web service development tools and APIs. This talk gives an overview of the project and focuses on its Web services support. The project is divided into two subprojects: Web Standard Tools and J2EE...
The Eclipse team is well on the way to the 3.1 release. The current release is M4 with M5 to follow in less than two weeks (M5 is due Feb 18th). 'I made the plunge to 3.1M4,' reports JDJ's Eclipse editor, Bill Dudney. 'I've been using it for about 4 weeks now and here are my notes on t...
Now in the hands of an ex-IBMer, CA has joined the IBM-spawned open spource Eclipse Foundation and is supposed to contribute code to the Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) Top-Level Project. CA has also been named the TPTP Monitoring Tools Project lead.
The Eclipse Foundation announced that the TPTP release 3.2 would be available on the Eclipse Foundation website (www.eclipse.org) this week.
CA has joined the Eclipse Foundation and will contribute code to the Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) Top-Level Project. 'Joining the Eclipse Foundation underscores CA's commitment to embrace the open source paradigm,' said Yogesh Gupta, senior vice president and chie...
Eclipse, originally intended to be a platform for developers, has grown over the years, and is now shifting its focus on end-user application development. A new cross-platform offering has been created in the process, called IBM Workplace Client Technology, Rich Client Edition.
The recently created Web Tools Platform Project extends Eclipse with a set of open source Web service development tools and APIs. This talk gives an overview of the project and focuses on its Web services support.
Eclipse provides support for Java program development such as editing, compiling, and debugging, and is readily extensible through its plug-in mechanism. Many have been involved in the development of plug-ins that support the building and launching of embedded applications (with suppor...
Open source technology runs the Internet. Linux, Apache, PHP and Eclipse are highly successful open source communities which provide the backbone for todays Web applications. All indications point to a continued value proposition for organizations for leveraging open source when develo...
IBM announced the creation of a new consortium designed to advance Power-based processors. The organization is to be modeled around the structure IBM created for Eclipse.org.
IBM released a new plug-in for Eclipse that makes developers' jobs easier, by providing visualizations of Web services transactions.
The Eclipse Foundation continues to grow and gather support. Aldon announced it has accepted Eclipse's membership invitation. Aldon was granted full membership to not only the Foundation, but with Eclipse Add-In-Provider and Membership At Large communities.
Telelogic has released an enhanced version of its leading change management tool, SYNERGY/CM for Eclipse 3.0. This is expected to add to the functionality of open source projects, and provide a usable change management (CM) tool for large enterprises.
Basel, Switzerland-based Canoo has released a new plug-in for Eclipse 3.0 that simplifies Rich Internet Application (RIA) development with the UltraLightClient (ULC) Java library. The new plug-in, says Canoo, provides a tight ULC integration into the Eclipse IDE, enabling developers t...
A major release of its CoWare's SystemC-based ConvergenSC system-on-chip (SoC) design tools has been released. The release is expected to speed adoption of electronic system level (ESL) design methodologies.
Privately held Canadian RTOS house QNX Software Systems is going to multibillion-dollar-a-year Harman International Industries Inc, the Washington, DC-based outfit best known for its high-end audio and stereo brands, for $138 million. QNX will become a freestanding Harman subsidiary ru...
Since its original launch in February, multiple companies have used IBM's 'Autonomic Computing Toolkit' to implement autonomic functions into their applications and services, with some currently already on the market. A new version of that toolkit launched today will feature expanded E...
The Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) is an open source code generation tool distributed under the Eclipse umbrella. It is a tool created in the spirit of the OMG's Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and an excellent example of the power of MDA.
In July IBM announced that the Rational tool set would be fully integrated within the Eclipse tool set and would provide an integrated set of tools to support the full life cycle of software development. Recently I was able to interview Lee Nackman, the CTO of the Rational division of ...
Scapa Technologies has leveraged the open tools integration framework offered through the Eclipse Foundation's Hyades project, that Scapa helped develop, to create performance-testing software. The integrated test and performance software works across a vast array of systems, ensuring ...
The Eclipse Foundation announced very strong gains within the organization. Growth occurred across all sectors, with increases in new Eclipse members, the number of companies using the Eclipse platform, and the number of new projects being developed.
Visual Mining has released an Eclipse-based business intelligence-reporting tool that the company claims can provide clients more cost-efficient reporting solutions than similar Java-based applications. NetCharts Designer 4.5.3 uses guided, interactive methods that allow users, who oth...
In the first of a new series of sneak peeks into upcoming Eclipse plugins, Mike Henderson bravely shares with the wider developer community his first cut at a plugin, a Tapestry Palette to browse the components available in a project. 'It's very beta right now,' he says. 'There is only...
JBoss is joining the Eclipse Foundation as a member, and will help with code development for the J2EE Standard Tools Project. JBoss uses the Eclipse platform as a development environment in products such as JBoss-IDE, a J2EE development tool.
A 2003 initiative between IBM and Art Technology Group (ATG) has been actively developed by ATG. Art Technology provides software used to measure potential reactions by consumers using e-commerce Web sites. ATG created the plug-ins for Java developers to save time with the coding of su...
Agitar, a leader in the testing of enterprise applications for developers, announced that it has joined the Eclipse Foundation. Agitar, which already supports Eclipse in its flagship Agitator enterprise testing solution, will be able to provide Java programmers a means to test and code...
LynuxWorks is poised to release Luminosity, a new development tool based on Eclipse. For maximum interoperability across platforms and applications, Luminosity allows for Java creation, editing, compiling, and debugging among other things.
Software Configuration Management (SCM) solutions provider MKS is providing expanded integration for Eclipse and IBM WebSphere development environments, by adding MKS Integrity Manager onto developers' desktops. This is the first time Change Management functionality will be offered in ...
While most speech software is proprietary, IBM hopes its contribution to the open source community will give developers the kind of tools that mainstream speech developers have access to. This also will allow companies to speech-enable their existing applications much faster since deve...
Tomcat 5.5, released by The Apache Software Foundation, has some major improvements over its predecessor. One of the most significant changes in the latest release includes the use of an Eclipse JDT to compile Java. However, both developers and Tomcat community members have said the re...
Reporting software vendor Actuate is joining the Eclipse Foundation's board of directors. From this strategic position, the company will push to develop an open source reporting tool. Known as BIRT, it promises to automate the hand-coding Java developers must do when creating reports. ...
Recently elected as a W3C Advisory Board Member, ILOG's chief product officer, Jean Francois Abramatic, is certain to enhance the course of Eclipse development and use. Abramatic is a strong proponent of Eclipse.
In a new version of its flagship product called FlowBuilder, Trilog has announced that it includes a new Eclipse plug-in that makes the entire framework available as an Eclipse perspective for Java developers. The release also 'tears down the wall between the Domino community and the J...
'We are thrilled to welcome Actuate as an Eclipse Strategic Developer,' said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation Inc as he announced today that San Francisco-based Enterprise Reporting Applications specialist Actuate Corporation has become a Board Member for ...
Describing Eclipse as 'awesome,' the IT project manager of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (Ansto) has started using it to build a Linux-based desktop app. The application, codenamed 'Gumtree,' will be used to control Ansto's laboratory instrumentation, allo...