ECF Mars/3.12.1 Now Available (1/15/2016)
ECF Mars/3.12.1 requires Eclipse Luna, Mars, or Neon. See here to get
appropriate version of Eclipse.
See New and Noteworthy for details of the contents of this release.
See ECF Wiki and/or the ecf dev at eclipse.org mailing list for further information about plans and ongoing project activities.
Install via Apache Karaf
Install via p2 repository
For a detailed step-by-step description of how to install OSGi Remote Services into Eclipse
see Installing Into Eclipse. For a
step-by-step description of how to add OSGi Remote Services into your Target Platform see
Add to Target Platform.
- In Eclipse, choose Help -> Install New Software...
- Click on the Add button on the right.
- Type in a Name in the textbox. For example, type: ECF 3.12.1.
- Paste the following URL into the Location field.
- Click OK.
- Select the first two check boxes for install into Eclipse..i.e.
ECF Remote Services/Remote Service Admin SDK and the ECF SDK for Eclipse.
To explain: The ECF repository has three top-level items for install:
- ECF OSGi Remote Services SDK
- ECF SDK for Eclipse
Follow through the remaining dialogs to complete the installation.
To uninstall ECF SDK
- Choose Help -> Install New Software...
- Click on already installed (lower part of install manager dialog)
- Click on Installed Software tab
- Click on ECF SDK
- Click on Uninstall ...
Install via Maven Repository
ECF also generates a Maven repository and makes it available as a version-specific sub-directory on the ECF builder
For example, here is the Maven repo for ECF 3.12.1
For support with respect to use of the Maven repo, please join the ecf-dev mailing list
Install via Zip
The ECF SDK zip contains all ECF plugins from the Eclipse Foundation, as well as source code.
The zip is a p2 update site. When you unzip it, you will have a local p2 update site and can
then add an update site using the 'local'
- The Daily builds are the latest untested or lightly tested builds.
ECF Source Code
For access to Eclipse Foundation ECF source code, see our Eclipse Foundation git repostiory
For access to ECF Extras source code, see our github repository
ECF Github Repositories
ECF has a Github organization with many repositories, including those
for OSGi Remote Management,
the following distribution providers:
along with an extension to the r-OSGi provider to use Websockets
a Java-only (no Bundle layer) Service Registry...optionally with ECF Remote Services/RSA
some example Raspberry Pi
projects, and an example client OSGi Remote Service built on the public Geonames REST/JSON API
Some of the ECF Github bundles are periodically created by the ECF builder and available in the builder downloads area
If you would like to see other of the ECF Github Repositories built by the builder, or would like to contribute to ECF, please join the ecf-dev mailing list
ECF Build Types
See the ECF Buckminster/Hudson builder for the available ECF builds.