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Mike Milinkovich's picture

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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Wayne Beaton's picture

Running Eclipse IDE on Java 9

Update: Note that as of October 11/2017, Java 9 is 100% supported “out of the box” by Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; Java 9 can be used to run your Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition, and can be used to build Java 9 applications without additional configuration. Download or update today.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

“Things” Update — Fall

Hello again! It’s been a while. Summer is always a unique time in the office and even thought I had good intentions, I neglected to post here. But, I am writing today with exciting news. I promise the wait will have been worth it.

Keep reading to find out more about:

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Ian Skerrett's picture

All Things IoT at EclipseCon Europe

This year it is going to be All Things IoT at EclipseCon Europe. There will be a wealth of content that focuses on the IoT industry and technology.  It is going to be a great learning experience for anyone interested in IoT.

The main highlight is 3 days of single track IoT content:

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Java 9 Support for Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition

Update: Note that as of October 11/2017, Java 9 is 100% supported “out of the box” by Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; Java 9 can be used to run your Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition, and can be used to build Java 9 applications without additional configuration. Download or update today.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Java EE Moves to the Eclipse Foundation

Oracle announced today that they, along with IBM and Red Hat, will be moving Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. I would like to welcome everyone involved to our community. We look forward to working with all of the participants in the Java EE ecosystem as it moves to a more open and collaborative development model.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Java: Free At Last

There was lots of news in the land of Java yesterday. If you have not already seen the posts by Mark Reinhold and Donald Smith of Oracle, I encourage you to read:

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Goodbye Kat, Welcome Stephanie

This is the last week Kat Hirsch, the Eclipse Foundation marketing specialist, will be with the Foundation. Kat is moving on to a new opportunity and the next step in her marketing career.  We have been lucky to have Kat at the Foundation and we will certainly miss her dedication and passion.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Eclipse IoT in London

Once again we are hosting an Eclipse IoT Day in London on September 11. Like last year, we are co-locating with the awesome Thingmonk event, one of my favourite IoT events of the year. Thingmonk brings together some of the best thinkers in IoT so it is always a great chance to learn and network. If you are serious about IoT, you need to attend this event.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Eclipse Projects: Level Playing Field

For many open source organisations, open means the same thing as transparent: open as in open book. At the Eclipse Foundation, we regard being transparent as the practice of making sure that the community can see and understand what the project is doing; and being open as the act of giving up absolute control and welcoming the community to participate as an equal player on a level playing field (i.e. being open to participation by the others).

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