I’m very pleased to share the news that multiple Eclipse Foundation members have joined forces in a new working group focused on advancing and sustaining the Eclipse IDE used by millions of developers the world over. The Eclipse IDE Working Group members will leverage our governance framework to openly collaborate and ensure the Eclipse IDE software suite continues to meet developers’ needs for high quality tools.
We’ve been fielding a number of questions lately about the intersection of our spec process and patents. A couple of these community discussions have gone off in directions that are off target, factually incorrect, or both.
With the transition of the Open VSX Registry from TypeFox to the Eclipse Foundation, the industry now has a vendor-neutral and publicly hosted open source alternative to the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace for VS Code extensions. The move increases transparency and flexibility for extension users, extension publishers, and tool developers.
Today we announced the creation of the Adoptium Working Group, whose mission is to bring high-quality, open source Java runtimes to millions of developers building the next generation of enterprise applications.
To help you keep track of everything going on in the Eclipse community, we’re publishing the 2021 editorial calendar for the Eclipse Community Newsletter. Here is what you can expect in your inbox each month:
Today, we’re announcing that the Eclipse Foundation has successfully completed all of the necessary formalities and has formally established the Eclipse Foundation AISBL, an international non-profit association based in Brussels, Belgium.
As a European-based global organization, the Eclipse Foundation is in the ideal position to build on the growing momentum of strategic open source in Europe and on our strength in the region to support open source innovation globally.
For some reason, the tradition amongst most technology pundits is to spend the waning weeks and days of the past year making prognostications about what’s to come. I’m all for introspection, but making guesses right before the holidays usually means I’m going to forget what I said (wrote?) after my holiday break. Besides, I’d much rather focus on beginnings than endings.