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Automated Error Reporting in Eclipse Mars

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 13, 2015

At EclipseCon, the automated error reporting and UI freeze detecting tool - built into Eclipse Mars - was demonstrated. Having only been in the package for a short while, it has already helped identify and subsequently fix a number of problems. InfoQ spoke to the people behind the tools to find out more.

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Codecity for Eclipse Visualises Source Code Metrics

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 12, 2015

Codetrails has released Codecity for Eclipse, which provides a visualisation of Java packages and classes in a 3D visualisation to identify where code can be improved. InfoQ evaluates the plug-in.

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Mark Reinhold on Java 9 and Beyond

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 12, 2015 2

Today at EclipseCon, Mark Reinhold gave a keynote on "Java 9 and Beyond" which looked at the upcoming features in Java 9 and some of the future plans for the Java ecosystem. InfoQ summarises the main parts of what will and might happen in the future.

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Eclipse Xtext 2.8 released at EclipseCon

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 11, 2015

Today at EclipseCon, the foundation released Xtext 2.8, bringing new tools for migrating existing Java codebases into Xtend applications and laying down a roadmap for the future.

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Zero Turnaround releases Eclipse Optimizer

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 11, 2015 2

Zero Turnaround has released Eclipse Optimizer, which provides a guided user interface for changing Eclipse JVM settings to optimize performance for Eclipse

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Azure Toolkit for Eclipse Added Support for WebSphere Liberty and Application Insights

by Janakiram MSV Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 10, 2015

The Java development team at Microsoft Open Tech has released the latest version of Azure Toolkit for Eclipse that includes support for IBM WebSphere Liberty and Microsoft Application Insights. Available on Github, Azure Toolkit for Eclipse with Java is a plugin for developing, testing and deploying Java projects on Microsoft Azure.

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Android Developers Are Recommended to Switch from Eclipse to Android Studio 1.0

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 10, 2014

Google has graduated Android Studio to 1.0 and is recommending developers to leave Eclipse behind.

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JavaOne 2014 - Day One and Eclipse IoT Announcement

by Ben Evans Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 30, 2014

Late running caused considerable disruption of JavaOne's opening keynotes. Eclipse have made a major IoT announcement.

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Contemplate ThreadSafe Introduces Deadlock Detection

by Matt Raible Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 26, 2014 3

Contemplate's ThreadSafe version 1.3.1 featuring a new deadlock detection rule for finding code that can deadlock because of the order that locks are acquired is now available. When deadlocks are detected, ThreadSafe reports which locks are held for each lock acquisition.

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News Eclipse Luna Celebrates a Decade of OSGi and On-Time Delivery

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 25, 2014

Eclipse Luna brings together 76 projects for the ninth annual release train, and ten years to the day of the Eclipse 3.0 release, the first Eclipse release to run on top of an OSGi framework. Over the past ten years, Eclipse has regularly released in June bringing together one of the largest open-source applications in the world. Read on to find out what's new and noteworthy for Eclipse Luna (4.4)

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Orion 6.0 Brings Language Tooling Support for JavaScript

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 24, 2014

Orion 6.0 will be released this month, bringing with it improvements to the language tooling support for JavaScript development.

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TypeScript 1.0 Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 03, 2014

Microsoft's TypeScript language has now reached official 1.0 status and is available for use on several platfroms, including VS2012/VS2013, Eclipse, and in source form.

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Oracle Releases Java 8 at EclipseCon

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 18, 2014 7

Today at EclipseCon, Oracle announced the launch of the Java 8 platform, bringing Lambdas and Streams to the language as well as fixing some long-standing issues with the JVM. Read on to find out more about the release.

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Orion 5 Supports More Languages and Can Deploy to Cloud

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 04, 2014

Enhancements in Orion 5 include: syntax highlighting for several languages, content assist for several Node.js libraries and databases, better syntax validation, cloud deployment and others.

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Eclipse Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 04, 2014

Yesterday the Eclipse foundation celebrated its tenth anniversary. The original press release in February 2004 declared the not-for-profit organisation was created from its prior stewardship role to bring together independent parties from developers, consumers and add-in providers to form a board responsible for the long-term direction of Eclipse. Read on for more.

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