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EE4J Code Arrives

Last week the EE4J project achieved an important milestone when the source code for the API and reference implementation of JSON-P JSR-374 project was pushed by Dmitry Kornilov into its GitHub repository in the EE4J organization.

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Introducing EE4J: The first step towards Java EE at the Eclipse Foundation

I am very excited and proud to introduce the new top-level Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) project. For those that might not have heard, Oracle has announced their intention to move Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. Creating the EE4J top-level project is the first step to making this a reality.

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EPLv2: A New Version of the Eclipse Public License

The Eclipse Foundation is in the process of revising the Eclipse Public License (EPL). Refreshing a popular open source license is a big job, and one that we have been chipping away at for over a year.

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5 open source IoT projects to watch in 2016

The IoT industry is slowly but steadily moving from a world of siloed, proprietary solutions, to embracing more and more open standards and open source technologies. What’s more, the open source projects for IoT are becoming more and more integrated, and you can now find one-stop-shop open source solutions for things like programming your IoT micro controller, or deploying a scalable IoT broker in a cloud environment.

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Investing in Eclipse Tools

Yesterday I talked about three interesting new runtime projects which have joined the Eclipse community, and made the point that we are extending our reach beyond our “…original comfort zone of tools…”. But that doesn’t mean that we are not seriously investing in tools. In fact, in 2016 the Eclipse Foundation itself is hiring new staff to do exactly that.

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A Great Start to 2016

Yesterday was quietly one of the biggest days ever for Eclipse. That is because of three new project proposals that went live. It’s certainly unusual for us to have three new projects at once, but I’m not sure if it’s unprecedented. However, I am really excited about these projects, and what they mean for the future of the Eclipse community.

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Eclipse Ships Luna SR1a Git Security Release

Several weeks ago, the Git community announced a new 2.2.1 release which fixed a serious security vulnerability. You can read more here and here. The Eclipse JGit project had their fix available the day that the vulnerability was announced.

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The Internet of Things Will be Built on Open Source

This post was originally published on the Bosch Connected World Blog.

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Eclipse Cloud Development: The FAQ

This morning, the Eclipse Foundation announced a new industry initiative focused on building tooling platforms for the cloud. The team prepared an FAQ, but I thought it might be helpful to publish it here as well.

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