Author Archives: waynebeaton

Eclipse Project Branding and Trademarks

As part of the project creation process, the Eclipse Foundation assumes ownership of the project’s name.  As a legal entity, the Eclipse Foundation owns all Eclipse project and corresponding product trademarks on behalf of the the Eclipse community. This prevents … Continue reading

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Longest Serving Eclipse Neon Contributors

I’ve been running various queries against our Git index database. I decided to see who are our longest standing contributors. I had to draw the line somewhere, so I set the cut off at 4,000 days between their first commit … Continue reading

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Eclipse Contributors Since the Beginning of Time

In my last post, I made reference to all the people named Dave that have contributed to Eclipse over the years. I thought that I’d share a little more information about the query behind that. We maintain a database that … Continue reading

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These Are the Daves I Know

Over the years, many people have contributed to Eclipse projects, including some thirty-nine software developers (39) named Dave or David. This list includes everybody who has ever made a least one contribution to one of the many projects that have opted … Continue reading

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Eclipse Platform on Java 9 b118

I’d taken a little break from testing Eclipse Platform on Java 9 Jigsaw builds. A few nights ago, I pulled down the latest builds of both and gave them a spin. I pulled down build 118 of the 64 bit … Continue reading

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Git Staging View

I’ll admit that I never bothered much with the Git Staging View before now, preferring instead to make all of my commits from the Commit dialog. The milestone seven (M7) builds of the Neon versions of the various Eclipse IDE … Continue reading

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Great Fixes from Till Brychcy

Our third winner in the Great Fixes for Neon skills competition is Till Brychcy. Till has used the Eclipse Java development tools (JDT) since 2003, and made his first contribution in 2013. In the time between the 2015 Mars release and today, … Continue reading

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