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Wayne Beaton's picture

Java 9 module-info Files in the Eclipse IDE

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.

Note that this post is not intended to be a status update; it’s just a quick update based on some experimenting that I’ve been doing with the beta code.

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Benjamin Cabé's picture

IoT Programming Workshops

Over the past two years, I’ve delivered several training sessions and workshops about IoT Programming. Depending on the audience and their background, those sessions have been either one-day or two-day long.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

September Donation Campaign: Target 3000

Donations are an important way for our Eclipse users to give back, and to support our open source community. Last September, we announced that all donations to the Friends of Eclipse program would be invested in the Eclipse platform development.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Progress Update on IP @ Eclipse

As promised in my last post, today we are rolling out the new Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA). As I mentioned earlier, if you already have an active Eclipse CLA, you don’t have to do anything….your CLA remains active and you can convert to the new agreement when it expires after three years. That said, we think that the new agreement is clearer, and more consistent with the practices of the broader free and open source community.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Contributor Agreement Update

In addition to overhauling our IP processes, next week the Eclipse Foundation will be updating our contributor agreements. The changes we’ll be making include:

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Eclipse IoT Day @ Thingmonk: New speakers

Last month we announced the Eclipse IoT Day @ Thingmonk on September 12 in London, UK. We have now added two new speakers:

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Eclipse IoT Day @ Thingmonk

One of my favourite IoT events is the Thingmonk conference produced by Redmonk. The speakers and attendees are always amazing and provide great insight into the IoT community in the UK and Europe.   This year the speaker line-up for Thingmonk is looking awesome so I expect to learn lots again this year.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Eclipse Project Branding and Trademarks

As part of the project creation process, the Eclipse Foundation assumes ownership of the project’s name.  As a legal entity, the Eclipse Foundation owns all Eclipse project and corresponding product trademarks on behalf of the the Eclipse community. This prevents companies and others from misusing or misrepresenting their products as being the projects.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Overhauling IP Management at the Eclipse Foundation

At our recent face-to-face Board meeting earlier this month, an agreement in principle was made to move ahead with the largest overhaul of our intellectual property processes since the inception of the Eclipse Foundation 12 years ago. Now, don’t get too excited because months of work are going to be required before the new policies are approved, and the implementation of new processes are completed.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Eclipse Marketplace: Neon and 20 Million

The Eclipse Neon release is now out. I also noticed Eclipse Marketplace just passed the 20 million successful install milestone. Wow, that is a lot of developers using Eclipse Marketplace.

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