Category Archives: Announcements

Eclipse Foundation Open Source Project Announcements, February 10/2017

Intellectual Property Policy Changes Implementation You’ve likely heard about the introduction of a new type of intellectual property (IP) due diligence for third party content. The short version is that our Type A Due Diligence involves a license certification only … 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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Great Fixes from Nathan Ridge

Our second winner in the Great Fixes for Eclipse Neon Skills Competition is Nathan Ridge. Nathan made eighty qualifying contributions to the Eclipse C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) project. Nathan uses CDT both in his day job, which involves systems programming in … Continue reading

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Great Fixes from Eric Williams

Updating to GTK3 has been a bit of a challenge. While researching this problem earlier this year, I ran across countless blog posts, and forum comments from all sorts of open source project teams that were frustrated with their own … Continue reading

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Great Fixes for Mars Winners Part I

A Great Fix is a contribution provides a significant improvement in the Java development experience using Eclipse. Special consideration will be given to performance or stability improvements, and patches that improve the user experience. To qualify, a fix needs to be … Continue reading

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Welcome Richard

I’m very happy to introduce the Eclipse Foundation’s newest staff member, Richard Burcher. Richard will be helping me with “project stuff”. If you take a quick look at Richard’s blog or Twitter feed, you’ll notice that he’s got a an … Continue reading

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Official Eclipse Support for Java™ 8

Dani Megert, the project lead for the Java development tools (JDT) project made this announcement earlier today: The Eclipse top-level project is very proud to announce official support for Java™ 8. Starting with I20140318-0830 all Luna (4.4) builds contain the … Continue reading

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