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Install Eclipse Projects with a lot more Oomph

At EclipseCon last week, Eike Stepper and Ed Merks demonstrated Eclipse Oomph, a provisioning and installation tool that can quickly install Eclipse features and plugins as well as materialise projects from repositories.


EclipseCon 2015 Wrap-Up

The San Francisco EclipseCon saw some interesting product/project announcements.


ZeroTurnaround launches Optimizer for Eclipse

ZeroTurnaround, the maker of revolutionary developer tools, today announced the release of Optimizer for Eclipse, a free Eclipse plugin that detects and fixes common configuration issues faced by developers using the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to build software.


Paho, Mosquitto and Security of MQTT

Ian Craggs, leader of the Eclipse Paho project, talked about Eclipse Paho, Eclipse Mosquitto and MQTT-SN at EclipseCon this week.


Eclipse Xtext 2.8 released at EclipseCon

Today at EclipseCon, the Xtext project released the latest version of the DSL toolset, version 2.8. Xtext provides a generic DSL infrastructure and editor along with Xtend, a Java-like language for writing compact and performant code. Xtend is based upon Xbase, a generic expression evaluation language that can be used to build other types of langauge with common math features.


Solair joins the Eclipse Foundation and establishes a partnership with Kura

Solair joins one of the most prestigious international open source communities as a Solution Member.


Eclipse Foundation Launches Open-Source IoT Projects

The Eclipse Foundation announced new releases of two Eclipse IoT projects that focus on MQTT.


Eurotech Announces Release of Everyware Software Framework (ESF) 3.0, the Java-OSGi Framework for M2M Gateways, Smart Devices and IoT applications

ESF 3.0 is now synchronized with the release of Kura, the open source project within the Eclipse IoT Working Group.


Eclipse Foundation Reaches Out with Bug Fix Contest

The "Great Fixes for Mars" competition, open now, is offering modest prizes but serious status to community members who "contribute fixes that will improve the functionality and performance of Eclipse."


Bosch ProSyst Acquisition Good News for Java and OSGi

German Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider Bosch Software Innovations (BSI) is acquiring ProSyst, a Java- and OSGi-based software vendor specializing in middleware for the IoT, the two companies announced this week. BSI, a subsidiary of the Bosch Group, specializes in the development of gateway software and middleware for IoT.


Excelsior JET 10.5 Released

The headline is of course the introduction of the all-new CoreBalanceâ„¢ garbage collector after seven years in the making.


IoT Day 2015 – IoT Security, Device Management and IoT APIs

This year at EclipseCon we are hosting an IoT Day on March 11 at the San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, CA.


The Open IoT Challenge has officially started!

We have received an incredible amount of interest so far, and it is 45 projects in total who entered the challenge!


Java in 2015: Predictions and More

I've been looking ahead with analysts and industry watchers at what 2015 might have in store for enterprise software developers in general


Java seeks stronghold in networking for Internet of things

Java could play a bigger part in networking for the Internet of things.


Mike Milinkovich of Eclipse on their new cloud initiative

At the EclipseCon Europe 2014, head of Eclipse Mike Milinkovich told JAX Editors Diana Kupfer and Hartmut Schlosser about the new Eclipse Cloud Initiative.


The IoT will be built on open source

The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to become the next wave of technology to fundamentally change how humanity works, plays, and interacts with their environment. It is expected to transform everything from manufacturing to care for the elderly.


WSO2 Adopts Eclipse Che SAAS IDE Platform for Developer Environments

Following on the heels of the Eclipse Foundation’s announcement of its new Che Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IDE platform, WSO2 has announced that it will adopt Eclipse Che as the core platform for all WSO2 tooling supporting its middleware, cloud, and mobile platforms.


Codenvy Introduces Docker-Powered Developer Workspaces

Codenvy has evolved its flagship service from a cloud-based code editor to a full fledged, container-based development environment.


Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

There’s no single standard to link all devices in the “Internet of things� and there may never be one, but the Eclipse Foundation wants to at least make it easier for developers to code for the standards that are out there.


LocationTech Announces 2014 Tour

LocationTech is a collaborative working group building an industry platform of quality open source location aware technologies.


The Internet of Things Needs Open Source

Ian Skerrett is probably best known for his role at the Eclipse Foundation as vice president of marketing, but for the past two-plus years he's also been leading the Eclipse effort to foster an open-source community around the Internet of Things (IoT).


Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development published

The book is aimed at developers who are familiar with the basics of plug-in development, such as covered in [his] first book, Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide.


35 Open Source Tools for the Internet of Things

Open source Internet of Things is growing fast. These software and hardware projects can help companies and DIYers experiment with Internet-connected devices.


Spring Tool Suite and Groovy/Grails Tool Suite 3.6.0 released

The next major release of our Eclipse-based tooling: The Spring Tool Suite (STS) 3.6.0 and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite (GGTS) 3.6.0.

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