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Mike Milinkovich's picture

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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Ian Skerrett's picture

What is Eclipse?

Last week we launched a survey to solicit opinions about open source foundations and the general Eclipse community. A key thing we hope to accomplish with this survey is to gauge how people perceive the Eclipse brand? The Eclipse community has substantially grown and change over the last number of years, so we really want to know how people answer the question ‘What is Eclipse?’

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Service Releases of Third Party Content in the Eclipse IP Due Diligence Process

Some time ago, the Eclipse Foundation’s Board of Directors passed the following resolution.

RESOLVED, that previously approved dependencies of Eclipse projects can be reviewed and approved by the EMO as follows: a) Service releases (e.g. x.y., bug fixes, security fixes) will require no review. b) Minor revisions (e.g. x..) will require a reduced review by the EMO. c) Major revisions (e.g. ..) will require a full review by the EMO.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

4 New IoT Articles — Eclipse Newsletter

Each month, I work with various technical experts to create and publish a new issue of the Eclipse Newsletter. The theme changes every month; this month it was Eclipse IoT! The articles feature four great IoT projects: Eclipse Hono, Eclipse ioFog, Eclipse Kapua, and Eclipse Vorto. Thank you to the authors for taking the time to write this content.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Work on IoT that Matters

Tim O’Reilly use to talk a lot about encouraging people to ‘Work on stuff that matters‘. Unfortunately, the IoT industry is often not the best example of this principle. The twitter feed ‘Internet of Shit‘ chronicles IoT solutions that should never have been built. For IoT to be successful we need more example of how IoT can make substantial and meaningful change in our lives.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Open IoT Challenge 3.0 — Winners

In case you missed the Eclipse IoT announcement last week, the Open IoT Challenge 3.0 winners were announced!

And the winners are…

Open IoT Challenge 3.0 Winners

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Run Eclipse IDE on One Version of Java, but Target Another

The Eclipse IDE for Java Developers (and the other Java developer variants) is itself a Java application that’s used to build Java applications. That relationship can be a bit weird to wrap your brain around.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Eclipse Photon— Summer 2018

Next year’s Eclipse simultaneous release name has been chosen by the community. In 2018, the simultaneous release name will be Eclipse Photon!

*Not the official release splash screen design*

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; and 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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Wayne Beaton's picture

Language Server Protocol Talks at Eclipse Converge and Devoxx US

I’m particularly interested in learning more about Language Server Protocol at the combined Eclipse Converge and Devoxx US conferences at the end of March. We have a handful of projects doing work on the topic, and the opportunity to connect directly with the developers doing the work is too good of an opportunity to miss.

I’m hoping to fit the following talks into my schedule.

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