February 5, 2013

Foundation Updates in This Issue

Vote for the Award Winners

Awards logo Cast your vote for the Eclipse Community Awards. The Individual and Project Award winners are determined by a vote of the community. Voting is open now and ends on February 22. Winners will be announced at EclipseCon 2013 in Boston.

The awards recognize the best individuals, projects, and technologies in the Eclipse community.

Register Now for EclipseCon and Save $200

ECon logo The keynotes have been announced, the tutorials are filling up, and it's definitely time to register for EclipseCon 2013 in Boston. Prices go up after February 14, so save $200 by registering now.

Once again, ALM Connect and OSGi DevCon are co-locating with EclipseCon, adding even more depth and variety to the program.

Review the Board Candidates this Month

In preparation for the Board of Directors elections, the candidate pages will be ready for viewing this month, on February 11. Voting begins on February 25 and ends on March 15. Look for an email soon with important information about how to vote. Winners will be announced at the Members Meeting at EclipseCon in Boston.

Get Ready for the Kepler Release Train

Kepler, the 2013 Eclipse simultaneous release, is scheduled for June 26, with the release review on June 12. Participating projects must submit their contribution questionnaires for third-party packages by February 8. IP Logs are due by May 24. See the Kepler wiki page for more information.

Recent Project Proposals

Eclipse Bundle Recipes
Eclipse Bundle Recipes (EBR) will provide "recipes" in the form of template files which can be used to convert open source library Jar files into OSGi Bundles.
e(fx)clipse - JavaFX tooling and runtime for Eclipse
e(fx)clipse will provide tooling and runtime components that help developers create JavaFX applications.

New Solutions Members


Eucalyptus Systems


New Associate Member


EclipseCon 2013
March 25-28, 2013
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Eclipse Day Florence 2013
May 10, 2013
Florence, Italy

Eclipse Integrated Development Day
May 27, 2013
Berlin, Germany

EclipseCon France 2013
June 5-6, 2013
Toulouse, France

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