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About the ECF Project

ECF is a set of frameworks for building communications into applications and services. It provides a lightweight, modular, transport-independent, fully-compliant implementation of the OSGi Remote Services standard.

See the ECF Wiki for examples, tutorials, other documentation, as well as plans for future releases.

To contribute or find out what's going on right now, please join the ecf-dev mailing list.

Next Release

[new]ECF Mars/3.13.1 released on 4/5/2016.

See also ECF 3.13.1 New and Noteworthy

What's New

[Adarrow] April 5, 2016 - ECF Mars/3.13.1 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.13.1 release is a maintenance release. See ECF 3.13.1 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] March 16, 2016 - ECF Mars/3.13.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.13.0 release is a minor update release. See ECF 3.13.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] January 15, 2016 - ECF Mars/3.12.1 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.12.1 release is a minor release that includes new Eclipse-based tooling for Remote Services developers. See ECF 3.12.1 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] December 30, 2015 - Christoph Keimel recently presented a very cool Internet of Things game based upon ECF Remote Services at Eclipse Democamp. Check it out...it's really cool!

[Adarrow] November 30, 2015 - ECF Mars/3.12.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.12.0 release is a minor release that includes new Eclipse-based tooling for Remote Services developers. See ECF 3.12.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] September 26, 2015 - ECF Mars/3.11.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.11.0 release is a maintenance/bug fix release. See ECF 3.11.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] August 10, 2015 - ECF Mars/3.10.1 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. The ECF 3.10.1 release is a maintenance/bug fix release. See ECF 3.10.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] October 30, 2014: Wim Jongman presented How to Cook an Egg with the Eclipse Communication Framework and Nebula at EclipseCon Europe 2014. The slides are available on the EclipseCon website or from ECF's web area here

[Adarrow] Jan 2014 - New Tutorial: Creating a RESTful Remote Service Provider

[Adarrow] December 2013 - New Tutorial: Building your first OSGi Remote Service

[Adarrow] November 2013 - Markus Alexander Kuppe demoed ECF's OSGi remote services at Democamp in Hamburg. The (few) slides of the talk can be found online at his personal blog. More importantly, the code of the example Chat app and server are hosted at ECF's github repo.

[Adarrow] October 2013 - Wim Jongman and Markus Alexander Kuppe presented at EclipseCon Europe 2013 in Ludwigsburg. The slides of the talk can be found on the conference session page: Discover Remote OSGi Services. The code of the example Chat app and server can be found at ECF's github repo.

[Adarrow] August 2013 - Committer Scott Lewis has two new blog posts: ECF Kepler Remote Services take Center Stage and Article on ECF Remote Services in Eclipse Newsletter.

[Adarrow] October 2013 - Wim Jongman and Markus Alexander Kuppe are presenting at EclipseCon Europe 2013 in Ludwigsburg. The title of their presentation is Discover Remote OSGi Services

[Adarrow] Oct 08, 2010 - Markus Alexander Kuppe gave a one day tutorial about ECF remote services as part of OSGi Summerschool at University Hamburg. Slides can be found online (German only).

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