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Brazil's largest Java community is supporting the country's government in its efforts to adopt nationally and abroad an open source version of Java. Brazil says the move is needed to prevent vendor lock-in. Sun meanwhile stands committed to ensuring compatibility of products running on...
With the release of Sun's latest version of J2SE not yet a week old, Sun has already outlined elements of Java's next revision, code-named 'Mustang.' Company officials offered some very early schematics, pegging spring 2006 as a potential release date. Sun reaffirmed its belief in fost...
A 'mystery candidate,' Maureen O'Gara reports, described so far only as a 'senior executive at a high-technology company,' has emerged in the hunt for a permanent CEO of beleaguered Computer Associates. Seems the CA board is setting it up to push interim CEO Kenneth Cron, who'd like to...
CA is going to fire about 5% of its 15,000 employees in the next month, affecting 800 employees worldwide. 70% of the terminations are to be in North America, with 200 people dropped at the company's Islandia, Long Island headquarters.
In the first of a new series of sneak peeks into upcoming Eclipse plugins, Mike Henderson bravely shares with the wider developer community his first cut at a plugin, a Tapestry Palette to browse the components available in a project. 'It's very beta right now,' he says. 'There is only...
JBoss is joining the Eclipse Foundation as a member, and will help with code development for the J2EE Standard Tools Project. JBoss uses the Eclipse platform as a development environment in products such as JBoss-IDE, a J2EE development tool.
Software Configuration Management (SCM) solutions provider MKS is providing expanded integration for Eclipse and IBM WebSphere development environments, by adding MKS Integrity Manager onto developers' desktops. This is the first time Change Management functionality will be offered in ...
Tomcat 5.5, released by The Apache Software Foundation, has some major improvements over its predecessor. One of the most significant changes in the latest release includes the use of an Eclipse JDT to compile Java. However, both developers and Tomcat community members have said the re...
The question 'How will Sun ever make money off giving so much source-code to open source' - as it did in 2000 with OpenOffice.org, has most recently with Project Looking Glass and is about to again with Solaris - is the wrong one, argues Sun's Simon Phipps. 'It's a good question,' ...
The Web Tools Project (WTP) consists of two major contributions, one from IBM and the other from ObjectWeb. The IBM contribution consists of pieces of their development tools for WebSphere while the ObjectWeb contribution is what was known as Lomboz. In this initial article, since Lomb...
What is open source? It is a way of developing, distributing, and licensing software. In the late 1970's and early 1980's, the roots of open source as we know it today were established.
The Eclipse Foundation announced the creation of an open-development platform that will be used to test frameworks and services.
On June 1, 2004, the Eclipse Board of Directors named Mike Milinkovich the executive director of the Eclipse Foundation. The hunt had been on since Eclipse became an independent entity earlier this year. Here JDJ's Eclipse editor, Bill Dudney, talks exclusively with Milinkovich about t...
Might Eclipse one day soon make OSes irrelevant? Thought of until now as being a Java-centric initiative, the Eclipse Foundation under its new executive director releases Eclipse 3.0 today, with its ambitious sights firmly set on making it not just an IDE but a language-neutral, univer...
'The first Eclipse drop of spring contains a veritable shower of new features,' gushes the official download site for the latest Eclipse build, version 3.0 M8, released March 26.
This week, LynuxWorks introduced the new LynuxWorks Eclipse-based IDE. A Linux and Solaris-based development environment, it's powered by the Eclipse platform and provides developers of LynuxWorks' BlueCat Linux with complete control over creating, editing, compiling, managing, and de...
Already the contributor of a significant amount of technology to Eclipse.org, IBM now intends over time to align its entire line of Rational development tools with the Eclipse framework.
Here's what's being said and written about Eclipse right now, culled by our editors from a variety of different sources for your reading convenience...


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