Back in December, Eclipse Executive Director Mike Milinkovich revealed that the Eclipse Foundation were considering building an Eclipse Foundation-affiliated forge […]
Earlier this week, jaxenter.com reported that Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems Tim Bray had posted a blog discussing […]
The Eclipse e4 team have released Milestone 3 of e4 1.0, the incubator project for Eclipse 4.0, the next generation […]
Groovy have announced the final release of Groovy-Eclipse v.2.0.0 plugin. Version 2.0.0 offers Groovy support in the Eclipse integrated design […]
Scalamodules have submitted a proposal for a Scala Domain Specific Language (DSL) for OSGi at Eclipse.org; ScalaModules. The project will […]
In his article, Quo vadis Eclipse?, Holger Voorman ventures a glimpse into the future. He describes, how model changes are visualized in a three-dimensional manner and how he can fly over layers of abstraction by his finger tips. The article explains how this is possible with GEF3D today although we have to use the mouse for navigation.
Adrian Colyer has announced the release of version 2.0 of dm on the SpringSource team blog. dm is SpringSource’s open […]
The Eclipse Foundation has announced Graphiti, a proposed open source project under the Eclipse Modeling Project (EMP). The EMP provides […]
Director of Ecosystem Development for the Eclipse Foundation has announced that the board has approved a change to the Solutions […]
Version 5.5 of framework and runtime environment Ascape is now available for download. Ascape is research-orientated software that supports the […]
Jboss Tools have made a first release candidate of their Eclipse-based development tool 3.1 CR1 available and are currently looking […]
Yesterday saw the release of the open beta of GemDev, an Eclipse-based IDE for GemStone Smalltalk developers. This is the […]
The Eclipse PHP Development Tools (PDT), among the most popular Eclipse projects, have reached a high level of maturity with the latest release 2.1. Michael Spector explains what´s new in the Galileo version of PDT and what we can expect in future releases.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. Software projects tend to fail because usually they are designed in a complex and over engineered way. Internet is full of articles on how projects become over complicated and fail. J2EE was a very promising platform with new set of tools to make developer’s life easier. XML configuration files were also introduced for same reason, ease of configuration. However J2EE failed to simplify things in many Aspects.