Digital Edition

SYS-CON.TV
Eclipse Special: Eclipse in the News
Eclipse Special: Eclipse in the News

  • To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here

    The Eclipse "Vision"

    "The vision of Eclipse, on a technology level, was to have a single platform that multiple vendors would contribute to that could target small devices, like embedded devices, or workstations or mainframes.

    "So it’s sort of like from the wristwatch to the mainframe. Because of the current number of people that are really engaged in working on this, we're really only able to really optimize in the workstation environment but the technology capabilities are to drive it into the embedded, drive it into the J2EE Web services space, to drive it into industry verticals, and that requires lots of people who have those skill sets to contribute...far more than any one company, even [a company] the size of IBM.

    But, by having that extensible platform, multiple people with specific skill sets would begin to contribute and then the industry benefits."

    Skip McGaughey, founding chairman of the Eclipse Consortium 
    [speaking with OSDir.com, February 2, 2004]



    The New Eclipse Foundation Board

    "Representatives of Genuitec, SAS Institute, the University of Washington and IBM were elected to the board on Tuesday. The four join software executives from IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Ericsson, MontaVista Software, QNX Software Systems, SAP and Serena Software, who are current board members. A new executive director of Eclipse has not yet been chosen, according to the foundation.

    IBM founded Eclipse in late 2001 as an open-source consortium and last month changed the bylaws of the group to make it a not-for-profit open-source foundation. The Eclipse software is a platform for combining multiple development tools, such as source code management and application modeling, within a single programming application. The software can work with different programming languages but has become popular for use with Java."

    Martin LaMonica, writing at ZDNet, March 3, 2004



    Milestone Build Now Available: Eclipse 3.0 M8

    "The first Eclipse drop of spring contains a veritable shower of new features. Here are some of the more noteworthy things available in milestone build M8 (March 26, 2004) which is now available for download. See the M8 build notes for details about bugs fixed and other changes."

    Announcement at Eclipse site, March 26, 2004

  • About Eclipse News Desk
    Eclipse News Desk gathers and summarizes news and information from newspapers, magazines, Web sites, newsletters, and online communitities likely to be of interest to those who support the move toward a language-neutral, vendor-neutral, open-source platform for the development of integrated tools.

    In order to post a comment you need to be registered and logged in.

    Register | Sign-in

    Reader Feedback: Page 1 of 1



    ADS BY GOOGLE
    Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters

    ADS BY GOOGLE

    Tapping into blockchain revolution early enough translates into a substantial business competitivene...
    In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and ...
    In his session at 23rd International CloudEXPO, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, will p...
    In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, CTO of Embotics, discussed how automation can provid...
    I spend a lot of time helping organizations to “think like a data scientist.” My book “Big Data MBA:...
    While some developers care passionately about how data centers and clouds are architected, for most,...
    SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Channels, a cybersecurity firm, will exhibit at SYS-CON's...
    In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Mike Johnston, an infrastructure engineer at Supergiant.io, discu...
    "We work around really protecting the confidentiality of information, and by doing so we've develope...
    Today’s AI cannot create an algorithm that satisfies a human’s intent in all but the simplest cases....
    Most DevOps journeys involve several phases of maturity. Research shows that the inflection point wh...
    Public clouds dominate IT conversations but the next phase of cloud evolutions are "multi" hybrid cl...
    After years of investments and acquisitions, CloudBlue was created with the goal of building the wor...
    Cloud-Native thinking and Serverless Computing are now the norm in financial services, manufacturing...
    In today's always-on world, customer expectations have changed. Competitive differentiation is deliv...
    At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with exp...
    Artifex Software began 25-years ago with Ghostscript, a page description language (PDL) interpreter ...
    Darktrace is the world's leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the U...
    DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily ...
    Blockchain has shifted from hype to reality across many industries including Financial Services, Sup...