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RFPs for new Friends of Eclipse Enhancement Program (FEEP) projects posted

The Eclipse Foundation is actively seeking bids on 10 new FEEP Development Efforts, along with 5 outstanding Development Efforts that have not yet been bid. The objective is to have this work completed in the 1st quarter of 2017.

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EclipseConverge 2017 Submissions are open

The call for papers for EclipseConverge 2017 is open. It is the first step toward what ought to be another great Eclipse event. For those who may not know, Eclipse Converge is a new event for the Eclipse community. It is a one-day summit dedicated exclusively to Eclipse technologies, with the goal of allowing our North American developer community to meet and share ideas.

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Back to school update on FEEP

You remember the Friends of Eclipse Enhancement Program, right? It is a program that utilizes all the donations made through the Friends of Eclipse program to make significant and meaningful improvements and enhancements to the Eclipse IDE/Platform. I think it is a good time for me to provide you with an update about what we have done in the last quarter with this program.

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It’s FEEP-ing time!

FEEP does sound like a bird call, but it stands for Friend of Eclipse Enhancement Program. Yes, it is a mouthful. You may wonder what it stand for… Well, let me tell you!

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Identify non cancelable background tasks in Eclipse

Two weeks ago I was in Paris for Devoxx France 2016 where I’ve presented what’s new in the upcoming Eclipse release (aka Neon — to be released in June). During the talk, I’ve been asked if Eclipse will eventually cancel a background task (a job in the Eclipse terminology) when it is asked for.

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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!

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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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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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Open IoT Challenge 3.0 — Finalists

Monday was a big day for the Open IoT Challenge participants. It was the day they had to submit their final solution after 3 months of hard work! 10 teams came through with some great solutions. Here are their final reports:

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Prerequisite Dependencies

All third party content must be taken through the Eclipse Foundation’s Intellectual Property (IP) Due Diligence Process before being used by an open source project hosted by the Eclipse Foundation. This includes all third party content that is incorporated into project code, included in builds, or otherwise required by the project code to provide functionality.

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