Project Plan For Server Tools, version Luna

Introduction

The Web Tool Platform (WTP) project provides extensible frameworks and exemplary tools to build Web and Java EE applications. This document describes the features and the API set in the Server Tools subproject for the Luna release.

Release Deliverables

  • WTP non-SDK package
  • WTP SDK Package
  • WST non-SDK package
  • WST SDK Package
  • The Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers package

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Release Milestones

WTP Milestones.

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Target Environments

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

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Internationalization

Internationalization and Localization will be supported.

  • Internationalization (I18N)

    Each project should be able to work in an international environment, including support for operating in different locales and processing/displaying international data (dates, strings, etc.).

  • Localization

    Each project should provide an environment that supports the localization of the technology (i.e. translation). This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that strings are externalized for easy translation.

  • Where possible, projects should use an open and transparent process to create, maintain and deliver language packs translated into multiple languages in a timely manner. The primary languages to consider are: English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish.

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Compatibility with Previous Releases

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Themes and Priorities

Start to move the server adapters that are shipped as part of WTP to downloadable server adpters.

Other than that this release will be mainly focusing on improving the quality of the product. This release is for general fixes and addressing adopter bug request.

Other

Following are plan items that are not yet categorized into a theme.

  • Committed

    • Provide mechanism to control manual creation of server and runtime creation wizard [425789] (target milestone: 3.6 M5)
    • Update downloaded Tomcat versions to current releases [422298] (target milestone: 3.6 M4)
    • Add Tomcat 8 support to WTP Server Tools [422340] (target milestone: 3.6 M4)

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Appendix References

  1. The general WTP plan can be found here.

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