Spring changes

Eclipse 4.15 2020-03: Support for Java 14 added

Like clockwork, the latest quarterly update for Eclipse has arrived with over 72.5 million lines of code under the hood and support for Java 14. Have a closer look at what the newest simultaneous release brings for 74 projects and watch Holger Voormann’s latest explanatory video.

Winter edition

Eclipse IDE 2019-12: Quarterly release adds two new Java 13 features

Right on time, it’s another big release for Eclipse IDE. This update includes switch expressions and text blocks for Java 13, performance and responsiveness improvements, new settings, and updated tooling in the Java Editor, just to name a few. Have a closer look at what the newest simultaneous release brings and watch Holger Voormann’s latest explanatory videos.

All the newest releases

Quarterly release: Eclipse IDE 2019-09 arrives

Eclipse Foundation’s quarterly simultaneous release for September has arrived right on time, with a new version of the Eclipse IDE. Let’s have a closer look at all the updates it brings and watch Holger Voormann’s latest videos on what new features for Git, Java, and Gradle it includes. Check out what other projects received an update in this release train.

Core Xtext dev Karsten Thoms tells us about the latest update

Xtext 2.19 release – builds on Eclipse’s new infrastructure JIRO

The Xtext team has released version 2.19.0 of Eclipse Xtext & Xtend. The current version is mainly a maintenance release. After working hard on some new features in the past releases, it was time for summer vacation during the current release period and for some focus on build engineering tasks. Still over 350 pull requests made it into the short release period.

It's been a long time coming

Jakarta EE 8 gets a release date

It’s been almost two years since it was announced that Java EE would be moving to the Eclipse Foundation with a new name: Jakarta EE. And now, at last, we have an expected release date for the first version under the Eclipse Foundation’s banner, Jakarta EE 8. And what else is happening in the world of Enterprise Java? Let’s find out.

The rules and regulations for collaborative Eclipse development

Collaborative specification development for the Eclipse Foundation

Collaboration is key for an open source project’s success. In this article, Wayne Beaton of the Eclipse Foundation explains four basic ground rules that help developers collaborate productively. After all, developing isn’t just coding, it’s working together to create something great.

Simple steps to new Eclipse specifications

The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process

How should software be implemented? At the Eclipse Foundation, this is decided by the specification document. Wayne Beaton, the Director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation, explores the process for how project specifications are created and what this means for Jakarta EE.

The second quarterly Simultaneous Release is live

Eclipse IDE 2018-12 arrives with some major improvements

The second quarterly Simultaneous Release for the Eclipse IDE is here! The 2018-12 release brings along some major improvements including redesigned git perspective, faster UI, new quick fixes, and more. Let’s have a look.