Mike Milinkovich's blog

    Shaping the Future of the Eclipse IDE

    Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 08:03 by Mike Milinkovich
    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...

    On Patents and Specifications

    Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 15:20 by Mike Milinkovich
    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. Therefore, the purpose of this short FAQ is to explain the patent license options...

    Open VSX: A Vendor-Neutral Home for VS Code Extensions

    Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 07:33 by Mike Milinkovich
    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...