Eclipse Development News

Systinet plugs into Eclipse

Finding that the majority of coders using its Java server are working with Eclipse, Systinet is coming out with a set of tools specifically designed for the popular open-source IDE.

SAP: New NetWeaver technology solves Java enterprise reliability issues

Positioning its NetWeaver platform for enterprise Java applications, SAP plans to offer a "virtual machine container" in 2005.

ATG integrating e-commerce technology for WebSphere and Eclipse

Art Technology Group's Adam Belmont has spent the past year working to make it easier for Java developers to build customer-facing Web applications on IBM's WebSphere Studio platform.

Big Blue open-sources speech code

IBM is donating some of its software for speech-enabling applications to two open-source organizations: the Apache Software Foundation and the Eclipse Foundation.

Sun adds to open-source Java IDE roster

NetBeans is a versatile and highly configurable editor that stacks up very well against Eclipse. The key difference is that the NetBeans editor ties in well with additional functionality, such as the project manager, the GUI designer and the debugger.

Seapine updates its SCM tools

The new version of Seapine Software's Surround SCM software change management product emphasizes integration with the tools and technologies development teams are using, says Rick Riccetti, president and CEO.

Actuate joins Eclipse with plans to add BI to Java IDE

Actuate is joining the Eclipse Foundation as a strategic developer to spearhead the creation of business intelligence and reporting tools for the open-source Java IDE.

JavaOne notebook: Java community tension and reconciliation

There will always be "some tension" in the Java Community Process (JCP), observed James Gosling, Sun's distinguished fellow and the software engineer credited with creating Java.

Eclipse gains ground as open-source test platform

IBM Rational announced on Monday that it plans to standardize its suite of automated software quality (ASQ) tools around the Hyades open-source platform. Hyades is a subgroup of the Eclipse open-source project focused on providing infrastructure for test tool interoperability as well as data traceability.

Eclipse 3.0 released

The Eclipse Foundation announces the availability of the latest version of the Eclipse Platform -- Eclipse 3.0 -- which adds an enhanced version of its Java IDE, a new rich-client platform, and the integration of Java Swing with the Eclipse Standard Widget Toolkit.

Heard it through the Grapevine - an IBM Rational conference preview

In July, customers will gather at IBM's annual developer conference in Grapevine, Texas, where the fuller integration of Rational products into the IBM world will be a prime topic.

Ada joins Java as Aonix joins Eclipse

While many Java toolmakers are members of Eclipse, which bills itself as "a community committed to the implementation of a universal platform for tools integration," the newest member is also bringing Ada. Aonix, an international company with headquarters in San Diego and Paris, also makes Java tools, but it is porting its Ada95 tool suite to the Eclipse platform, said Jacques Brygier, the firm's vice president of marketing.

Eclipse board names Mike Milinkovich executive director

Mike Milinkovich is the first executive director of the newly independent Eclipse Foundation. A spokesman for the Eclipse board of directors said the body selected Milinkovich, who most recently was a vice president for technical services at Oracle Corp., for his executive leadership abilities in both the technical and business fields.

Wind River gets Linux fever

Embedded systems mainstay Wind River is telling all and sundry that it is set in a new direction with a refocused, aggressive Linux strategy.

Nexaweb pursues rich interfaces

The latest release of the Nexaweb Platform, due this week from Cambridge, Mass.-based Nexaweb Technologies, comes with Nexaweb Studio, a visual RAD environment that is coupled with a full implementation of the Eclipse IDE.

IBM calls for open-source Java

IBM has called on Java creator Sun Microsystems to join an effort to turn its proprietary Java code over to the open-source community.

Novell sees 'common tooling strategy' in Eclipse

Novell Inc., Waltham, Mass., recently announced that it is joining the Eclipse open-source initiative. The company said its embrace of Eclipse tools integration technology allows it to provide "a common tooling strategy" for developers working with its products.

Inside Eclipse: Q&A with Skip McGaughey

Skip McGaughey led the first two years of the fledgling Eclipse organization as chairperson of the Eclipse board of stewards and is the official spokesperson for the newly independent Eclipse not-for-profit corporation. During the recent EclipseCon technical conference in Anaheim, Calif., we met up with McGaughey.

Sun ships J2SE 1.5, explains Eclipse stand

Sun Microsystems has released a beta version of the much anticipated 1.5 version of the Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) -- code-named Project Tiger -- a set of specifications for developing Java applications for desktop computers.

At EclipseCon: Booch, techies define Eclipse

What is Eclipse? Officially, Eclipse is defined as an "open universal platform for tools integration." But in talking to some software industry leaders at EclipseCon, the Eclipse organization's first technical conference held at the Disneyland Hotel last week, a larger vision emerged

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