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Eclipse Community Thrives at EclipseCon 2005

ECLIPSECON, BURLINGAME, CAMarch 1, 2005—The Eclipse Foundation today announced widespread participation from the Eclipse community in its second annual user show and exposition, EclipseCon 2005, which is sold-out. The show features 37 exhibitors and broad attendance from member companies, including five new Strategic Developers.

“The Eclipse ecosystem has been instrumental in driving the pervasiveness of the Eclipse platform,” said Mike Milinkovich, executive director, Eclipse Foundation. “This week, member companies are gathered again for our second annual conference, and they are bringing forward new and enhanced Eclipse-based solutions. These announcements demonstrate a real commitment to grow the Eclipse ecosystem and propel commercial adoption.”

News highlights from Eclipse members include:

  • Accelerated Technology®, a Mentor Graphics division (Nasdaq: MENT), today announced its Nucleus® EDGE software development environment now supports Eclipse version 3.0, the latest version of the open framework. The Nucleus EDGE software provides developers with a more advanced embedded tool suite that allows them to build, compile, debug and deploy embedded applications more quickly and easily. Visit
  • Openmake by Catalyst Systems Corporation became one of the first products to receive the “Ready for Rational Software” Certification from IBM. This certification guarantees that Openmake remains a well integrated build solution for the IBM development platform. The certification validates meeting the requirements of Rational Software Architect/Rational Application Developer/Rational V3.0 and Web Developer V6. See
  • Computer Associates became a Strategic Developer Member of Eclipse Foundation and will take a seat on the Board of Directors. The company joined Eclipse as member in December 2004 and was elected to lead the TPTP Monitoring Tools project, a sub-project of the Test and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) Project. See
  • Nigel Cheshire, CEO of Enerjy Software, the global leader in developing software tools for Java application developers, will offer a 'sneak peak' at a major new addition to the Enerjy tools product line. Edition 7, to be officially released later this spring, represents a significant tool upgrade and product offering. See
  • Exadel, a leading provider of advanced Open Source infrastructure development software and services, announced a significantly enhanced version of Eclipse4Web™, which offers more streamlined workflow, integrated functionality of Exadel Struts Studio and advanced features for a complete toolset for Web development using the Eclipse platform. See
  • Genuitec announced MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 4.0, a truly heavyweight contender in the J2EE IDE market that is exceptionally light on your wallet. MyEclipse 4.0 continues to build on the highly successful, all-inclusive offering by adding UML round-trip modeling tools, WYSIWYG JSP/Struts designer, visual Hibernate/ORM tools, Spring and web services support, and new Oracle database developer tools. See
  • IBM announced tools to help software developers write code easily and efficiently. These include new tools and resources for building Apache Derby database applications in Eclipse and a series of Eclipse-based alpha technologies. IBM has also been appointed to lead the recently-created Eclipse Voice Tools Project, giving developers a standard way to write speech applications. See
  • Instantiations, Inc., a leading provider of advanced Java development solutions, announced that it has begun shipping EclipsePro™, a new product line specifically designed for professional Eclipse developers. EclipsePro Audit delivers dynamic code audit and code metrics capabilities. EclipsePro Test offers powerful JUnit test case generation and code coverage analysis. See
  • Lombardi Software, developer of TeamWorks®, the industry award-winning BPM platform, joined the Eclipse Foundation as a provider member. TeamWorks integrates Eclipse with its Shared Model architecture, the only non-proprietary, model-driven execution environment. Four plug-ins are offered: the new Coach Designer, Process Modeler, Process Simulator and Process Inspector. See
  • OC Systems, Inc., a provider of state-of-the-art software tools and development environments, announced its membership in the Eclipse Foundation. OC Systems has joined as an add-in member and will be developing a version of RootCause that will be an add-in for the Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform Project. See
  • Scapa Technologies, an independent vendor of application performance testing, diagnosis and monitoring software, became a Strategic Developer with the Eclipse Foundation. CEO Dr. Michael Norman joins the Eclipse Board of Directors. Scapa Technologies has been a member of Eclipse since June 2002. See
  • Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY) became a Strategic Developer Member of Eclipse Foundation, and will be represented on the Board of Directors by Vice President of Engineering, David Tong. Sybase has been a member of the Eclipse Organization and Eclipse Steward since 2002. See

About the Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software. Eclipse provides extensible tools and frameworks that span the software development lifecycle, including support for modeling, language development environments for Java, C/C++ and others, testing and performance, business intelligence, rich client applications and embedded development. A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups, universities and research institutions and individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse Platform.

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects. Full details of Eclipse and the Eclipse Foundation are available at

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