September 8, 2009

Foundation Updates In This Issue

  • Register for Eclipse Summit Europe
  • Eclipse Membership Teleconference
  • Organize an Eclipse DemoCamp
  • Eclipse Training Series
  • Eclipse Web Services Tools Wins Award
  • Register for Eclipse Summit Europe

    I'm going to Eclipse Summit Europe 2009 The 4th annual Eclipse Summit Europe takes place October 27-29 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The summit is for Eclipse users, contributors, add-in providers and service providers to learn, share expertise and discover new opportunities and solutions. Keynotes will be given by Don Syme of Microsoft on Taking Functional Programming Into the Mainstream and Tony Bailetti of Carleton
    University on Open Source Maturity Curve and Ecosystems Interactions - Lessons Learned. Check out the full program online and sign up today! Remember that members receive a 15% discount on the registration price.

    Eclipse Membership Teleconference

    A quarterly membership teleconference is taking place September 24, 17:30 CEST. The agenda will include a presentation from the Foundation's Executive Director, updates on membership, projects and marketing, and details of the Galileo release. Details to connect to the call were emailed out by Donald Smith. If you need the information resent, please contact

    Organize an Eclipse DemoCamp

    Eclipse DemoCamps The Eclipse Foundation is inviting members to organize and attend Eclipse DemoCamps around the world during November. The DemoCamps are informal meetings where people can present what they're doing with Eclipse.

    Eclipse Training Series

    The Eclipse Foundation, in partnership with Eclipse member companies, is offering a series of training classes. The instructor-led training courses will be held from October 19 to December 4, 2009 and feature classes on Developing with RCP, Advanced RCP, Equinox and Modeling.

    Eclipse Web Services Tools Wins Award

    Eclipse Web Tools Each year InfoWorld spotlights their picks for the top 40 open source products. This year, the Web Services Tools project won a Bossie Award from InfoWorld in the developer tools category. Congratulations to the Web Services team!

    Recent Project Proposals

    Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) Feature Model
    The EMF Feature Model will define a standard representation of Feature Models inside the Eclipse platform. The intent is to provide a uniform representation for variability information for tools based on EMF.
    Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) Refactor
    EMF Refactor is a component under EMFT to provide tool support for generating and applying refactorings for models based on EMF Ecore.
    Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) Tiger
    EMF Tiger is a project under EMFT to provide a model transformation based on structured data models and graph transformation concepts.
    PHP Development Tools (PDT) Incubator
    The goal of the PDT Incubator project is to experiment with alternative ideas and technologies for enhancing and complementing PDT.

    Updated July 6, 2009


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    September 28-29, 2009
    Bergamo, Italy
    Eclipse Insurance Day
    September 30, 2009
    Cologne, Germany
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    October 27-29, 2009
    Ludwigsburg, Germany

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