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Wayne Beaton's picture

Automatic License Certification By The Numbers

In 2016, we introduced the notion of license certification intellectual property (IP) due diligence (“Type A”) into the Eclipse IP Policy with a goal in mind to automate the certification process. At that time, we started a process of evaluating tools that could be used for automatic validation and eventually discovered Scancode.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Legal Documentation Requirements for Eclipse Projects

Late last week, I pushed out an update to our documentation regarding the legal documentation requirements for Eclipse projects that Sharon Corbett and I have been working on over the past quarter. In the process, we moved the guidelines off of the main website and rolled them in to the Eclipse Project Handbook. Our primary goal in revising this documentation was to make it more generally applicable to all open source projects and bring us more in line with what the rest of the open source world does.

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Benjamin Cabé's picture

Hack the Eclipse IoT Open Testbeds at EclipseCon Europe

By now you are probably pretty aware that EclipseCon Europe, coming in just a few weeks in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Oct 22-25, will feature All Things IoT!

But wait, there’s more! We will use the opportunity of having a lot of people from the Eclipse IoT community in the same location to spend some time hacking the Open IoT Testbeds on Wednesday, October 24.

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Christopher Guindon's picture

Eclipse Foundation Webdev Report [Q3 2017]

A few months ago, I created a discussion on Eclipse Bugzila about creating a new blog for the Eclipse Foundation Webdev team. The idea is to raise awareness about what we are currently working on and hopefully, in return, we will get some feedback from the community.

I am new to the blogging world and I am really excited to kick off this new challenge with this report.

My blog posts will be on the following topics:

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Ian Skerrett's picture

5 Trends to Watch in the Java Ecosystem

Over the last couple of months a number of announcements have been made that change the the Java ecosystem. These changes could have a long-term impact on Java developers and the Eclipse community. This week at JavaOne I expect we will hear about a lot of these changes. For the most part I think there are 5 key trends that all Java developers will need to watch.  If you can’t make it to JavaOne, many of these trends will also be highlighted at EclipseCon Europe.

1. Adoption of Java 9

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

On Naming, or Why EE4J Does Not Suck

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” — Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride, on Vizzini’s use of the word “inconceivable”.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Annual Donation Campaign: End User Support for the Eclipse Foundation

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that is mainly funded by fees from our corporate members. Our corporate members definitely get a lot of value from their involvement with the Eclipse Foundation. Their support of the Eclipse Foundation is essential to the ongoing operations.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Introducing EE4J: The first step towards Java EE at the Eclipse Foundation

I am very excited and proud to introduce the new top-level Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) project. For those that might not have heard, Oracle has announced their intention to move Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. Creating the EE4J top-level project is the first step to making this a reality.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Running Eclipse IDE on 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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Roxanne Joncas's picture

“Things” Update — Fall

Hello again! It’s been a while. Summer is always a unique time in the office and even thought I had good intentions, I neglected to post here. But, I am writing today with exciting news. I promise the wait will have been worth it.

Keep reading to find out more about:

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