November 4, 2011

Foundation Updates in This Issue

EclipseCon 2012 Call for Papers

ECon logo Get your proposal in now for EclipseCon 2012 – the submission deadline is November 18. We need your help to create an awesome technical program. We want to hear your ideas, proposals, and suggestions for great talks. EclipseCon is about sharing best practices, insights, case studies, and innovations in the Eclipse community and in the wider world of software development, so start planning your talk proposal today. EclipseCon 2012 is March 26 - 29 in Reston, Virginia (just outside Washington, D.C.).
Members have a unique opportunity to support EclipseCon through sponsorships. See the sponsor prospectus on the website, or send email to find out how your company can be involved.

10th Birthday Parties

10th birthday The 10th Birthday Eclipse DemoCamps are happening now, and go until early December. Sign up on the wiki page to attend – or better yet present at – an event in your area. The parties will feature Eclipse demos along with birthday cake and community networking.

Polarsys, a New Open-Source Industry Collaboration

A new open source industry collaboration, called Polarsys, is being created at the Eclipse Foundation to focus on building and maintaining tools for safety critical and embedded system development. The goal of Polarsys is to build and maintain an open source tools chain that is used by organizations building safety-critical and software intensive embedded systems.

M2M Industry Working Group

Sierra Wireless and the Eclipse Foundation have announced the formation of a new Industry Working Group to define and implement an open standards platform for the software development tools used in developing machine-to-machine (M2M) communications applications.IBM and Eurotech are also founding members. The M2M Working Group is open to any organization with an interest in M2M solutions, including vendors and clients.

Eclipse Training Series

training series logo The Eclipse Foundation, in partnership with Eclipse member companies, is offering a series of fall training classes. The virtual and onsite instructor-led, hands-on classes started on October 17 and continue until November 25, and feature technologies such as Eclipse RCP, Equinox, BIRT, and modeling. Check the training class web page for details.

Recent Project Proposals

Model Focusing Tools
The aim of this project is to bridge Modeling and Mylyn, creating a unique toolset for concept and task-focused interaction with complex information. The project brings the productivity, integration and traceability benefits of Mylyn to Eclipse Modeling.
The scope of the Paho project is to provide open source implementations of open and standard messaging protocols that support current and emerging requirements of M2M integration with Web and Enterprise middleware and applications.

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