Europa News


  • Eclipse Europa aftermath draws plaudits, complaints posted Aug 16, 2007

    Europa featured the simultaneous release of the latest software from 21 Eclipse open-source software projects, ranging from AspectJ Development Tools to Eclipse Communication Framework to Web Tools Platform. Collectively, there have been 700,000 download requests for the base Eclipse SDK and an additional 1.4 million requests for five different Europa packages tuned to specific needs, such as for Java or C/C++ development.

  • Eclipse Europa: An implementation guide for embedded geeks posted Jul 25, 2007

    A few months ago, RoweBots decided to adopt Eclipse as a platform for delivering new tools to our customers, particularly interested in the Europa release. We decided to use Eclipse for all the reasons that you've likely been thinking of, if you are considering doing the same thing:

  • Java Testing Tool froglogic Squish Supports New Eclipse Europa (3.3) posted Jul 16, 2007

    16 froglogic GmbH today announced support for automated testing of Java Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications based on the new Eclipse 3.3 release code named Europa.

  • Eclipse Ships Largest-Ever Release of Leading Open Source Software Development Platform posted Jul 03, 2007

    The Eclipse Foundation today announced the availability of its annual coordinated project release, this year code named Europa. Europa features 21 Eclipse projects for software developers and is more than double the size of last year's record-setting release.

  • Eclipse Europa: Eureka! posted Jul 03, 2007

    Eclipse, in case you've been living in the subsurface ocean of Jupiter's moon Europa for the past five years and missed it, is a vendor-neutral set of open-source frameworks and exemplary tools for software development, a toolset sufficiently rich that Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation (www.eclipse.org), and Ward Cunningham, the former Eclipse Foundation Director, Committer Community Development, both insist that it is more than an IDE.

  • Europa and open source software delivery posted Jul 03, 2007

    To start with a bit of background, last week I was granted a briefing about (what was at the time) the upcoming Eclipse Europa release, thanks Ian. Nevertheless, I made a mental note to put together a blog post on what I took from the briefing and publish it sometime after the official release date this week. However, things didn't go according to plan through the remainder of last week and the early part of this week was marred by a re-injuring my lower back (once you hurt it the first time, it's much easier to throw it out of place again) so I wasn't able to get a timely post done.