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Ian Skerrett's picture

New Eclipse IoT Charter and Steering Committee

It is hard to believe the Eclipse IoT Working Group was launch over 5 years ago on November 1, 2011, at the time we called it Eclipse M2M.  A lot has changed over these 5 years, including the name, and the IoT industry has matured to be one of the dominant technology trends in the technology industry. The good news is the Eclipse IoT Working Group has been a huge success. We have a thriving open source community that includes 30 different projects, more than 200 developers and 30 member companies.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Open Testbeds, DB Case Study, and IoT Events

The Eclipse IoT community has been working hard on some pretty awesome things over the past few months! Here is a quick summary of what has been happening.

Open Testbeds

We recently announced the launch of Eclipse IoT Open Testbeds. Simply put, they are collaborations between vendors and open source communities that aim to demonstrate and test commercial and open source components needed to create specific industry solutions.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Devoxx4Kids Ottawa June 2017

We all had such a great time at the Devoxx4Kids session in San Jose this past March that we’ve decided to try running a session here in Ottawa.

The goals and mission of Devoxx4Kids is to:

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Benjamin Cabé's picture

Unveiling the Eclipse IoT Open Testbeds

Today we are announcing the Eclipse IoT Open Testbeds, a new initiative for driving adoption of open source and open standards in the industry.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Results, results, results — IoT Developer Survey 2017

In February & March 2017, we conducted the third annual IoT Developer Survey and 713 of you took the time to complete it! Thank you for contributing to this initiative. It might only a small sample, but it gives many IoT community, companies, and individuals a glimpse into what is going on in the vast and continually changing world we call the Internet of Things.

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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Eclipse IoT @ Red Hat Summit

In less than two weeks, we will be at the Red Hat Summit in Boston, MA.

We’re really excited! We will be involved in many aspects of the conference including the Red Hat IoT Partner Showcase, where we will be demoing something very cool! Stay tuned for the details.

Benjamin Cabé will also be speaking at on May 2 @ 10 am during the Lightning Talks.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

IoT Developer Trends 2017 Edition

For the last 3 years we have been tracking the trends of the IoT developer community through the IoT Developer Survey [2015] [2016]. Today, we released the third edition of the IoT Developer Survey 2017. As in previous years, the report provides some interesting insights into what IoT developers are thinking and using to build IoT solutions.

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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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