Build, build, build

Build Gradle projects with Eclipse Buildship

Buildship is an Eclipse plugin that allows you to build applications and libraries using Gradle through your IDE. In this article, Donát Csikós explains some advanced features of Buildship in Eclipse IDE.

The rise of language server plugins

The Language Server Protocol (LSP) was big last year. It’s now time for the rise of LSP plugins! Lucas Bullen explains what language server protocols are, how they changed the IDE landscape, and talks about what kind of language server plugins 2018 has in store for us.

X marks the spot

LocationTech GeoTrellis: What’s new?

GeoTrellis is a geographic data processing engine for high performance applications. In this article, Ross Bernet explains how GeoTrellis continues to advance the field of distributed processing of geospatial imagery and raster data.

Open source mapping

Geospatial starts with geometry

How can open source mapping improve location technologies? In this article, Jody Garnett goes over a cornerstone of the open source geospatial toolkit, JTS 1.15. The JTS topology suite brings spatial data types, spatial relationships, and spatial operations for processing geometries to the Eclipse Foundation.

Philosophy 101

Why software ethics matter

Software is impacting every area of our lives and will be even more omnipresent in the future. In this article, Boris Baldassari explores how we can be more ethical about it all.

Framework free!

e4 on JavaFX

What is e4 and why is it different on JavaFX? In this article, Tom Schindl explains how you can develop applications and write 100% framework-free business components with e4 on JavaFX.