Project Plan For JavaScript Development Tools, version 3.5 (Kepler)


The JavaScript Development Tools (JSDT) project is a part of the Eclipse WTP top-level Project. It provides a JavaScript IDE for Eclipse and JavaScript language support for WTP's Source Editing project's web components. This document describes the features and the API set in the JSDT project for the WTP 3.5 release.

Release Deliverables

Source code for deliverables tagged in Git as version tagged R3_5_0, viewable in the JSDT Git repositories .

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Target Environments

JSDT will support the platforms certified by the Eclipse Platform project. For a list of platforms supported , see Eclipse Target Operating Environments.


Internationalization and Localization will be supported.

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Themes and Priorities

Themes and their priorities communicate the main objectives of the project and their importance. These will be prioritized based on the community feedback. New themes could be synthesized from the requirements submitted by the community.

The sections to follow defines the plan items in the Source Editing project. The plan items are grouped under the respective themes where applicable. Each plan item corresponds to a new feature, API or some aspects of the project that needs to be improved. A plan item has an entry in the Eclipse Bugzilla system that has a detailed description of the needed improvement. Not all plan items represent the same amount of work; some may be quite large, others, quite small. Although some plan items are for work that is more pressing than others, the plan items appear in no particular order. See the corresponding bugzilla items for up-to-date status information on ongoing work and planned delivery milestones.

For Kepler, JSDT will primarily be focusing on maintenance issues, fixing bugs, and upgrading dependencies.


The following are plan items including those not yet categorized into a theme.

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Appendix References

The general WTP plan can be found here .

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