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Oracle Grants Eclipse TCKs, But Too Late

by Alex Blewitt on  Aug 22, 2013

Last month, Oracle granted Eclipse access to the TCKs necessary to claim that EclipseLink and Eclipse Virgo are certified by the appropriate standard. But with Eclipse Virgo likely to close down, is it too little, too late?

Scarce Resources Hampering Bug Fixing in Eclipse

by Victor Grazi on  Jul 29, 2013 2

Doug Schaefer, project lead for Eclipse CDT, the Eclipse project that provides Eclipse-style execution, editing, and refactoring to C and C++ projects, laments about the scarcity of resources in the Eclipse community resulting in Eclipse bugs going unaddressed for years.

Team Explorer Everywhere 2012 Update 3 Released with Support for Eclipse and FreeBSD

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Jul 06, 2013

Microsoft has released Team Explorer Everywhere 2012 Update 3 with several bug fixes, updates in addition to support for Eclipse and FreeBSD.

Joy of StackMob

by Martin Monroe on  Jun 26, 2013 2

In the beginning of MBaaS, there was StackMob. Since then the mobile ecosystem has become flooded with competitors in this new approach to app dynamics. InfoQ takes a closer look at the Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) provider StackMob and its privacy practices.

Eclipse Kepler released

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 26, 2013 2

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of Eclipse Kepler, the eighth simultaneous release. Read on to find out what's new and improved since Eclipse Juno.

Eclipse goes to GitHub

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 21, 2013

With the migration of Eclipse repositories to Git, the Eclipse Foundation is looking to make it easier for people to contribute code via enabling a Contributor License Agreement and facilitating projects to be hosted on GitHub to take advantage of social features.

Bling and the future of IDEs

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 07, 2013 15

At EclipseCon 2013, L33t Labs revealed a port of SWT running on OpenGL, and used it to demonstrate an Eclipse instance with graphical effects animated by the OpenGL hardware. They have recently released a video of the effects shown, but it raises an important question on the UX of future IDEs.

IBM Mobile First- MBaaS, Big Data and Then Some for Enterprise

by Martin Monroe on  Apr 09, 2013 6

IBM has assembled a comprehensive portfolio of applications whereby enterprises can catch up to today’s current mobile computing trends. Mobile First is designed to enable enterprise to get their share of the billions of dollars that the firm maintains is being left on the table by the organizations that are not gearing up for this trend.

WSO2 Developer Studio 3.0&3.1 Have Better ESB Tooling

by Abel Avram on  Apr 05, 2013

WSO2 Developer Studio 3.0 and 3.1 improve ESB and Registry Resource Editor tools, has better performance, uses Eclipse Juno SR2, and supports JAX-RS REST code generation.

EclipseCon 2013 Roundup

by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 28, 2013

EclipseCon 2013 was hosted in Boston this week, and covered diverse topics from OSGi in the cloud and Eclipse in space. Read on to find more about the key points covered and the winners of the Eclipse community awards.

Xtend 2.4 Adds Active Annotations, Android Support and More

by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 20, 2013 1

Xtend is a statically compiled programming language for the JVM but which has type inference to reduce boilerplate code. The new Xtend 2.4 release adds active annotations, which can be used to generate standard patterns and reduce coding errors, as well as Android support and collection literals. InfoQ caught up with Sven Efftinge to find out what else is new with the Xtend 2.4 release.

Eclipse Orion 2.0 Now Runs Locally on Node.js

by Abel Avram on  Mar 04, 2013

Eclipse Orion 2.0 has been recently released with support for Node.js, Projects, more and improved Shell commands, better JavaScript code assist and performance improvements.

Eclipse RAP 2.0 Released - Same Acronym, Different Name

by Fabian Lange on  Feb 28, 2013

On January 11th, Eclipse RAP 2.0 was released, after 6 years of development. InfoQ talked to the project lead about the release.

LocationTech: An Initiative Helping Enterprises Build Location Aware Systems

by Abel Avram on  Feb 08, 2013

The Eclipse Foundation has announced LocationTech - a new initiative meant to help enterprises build location aware systems.

Vert.x Joining Eclipse Foundation

by Alex Blewitt on  Jan 23, 2013

Project founder Tim Fox's choice, the Eclipse Foundation, will be the future home of Vert.x after VMware confirmed that they had no objections to the plan.

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