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    Eclipse Tooling Platforms

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 11:05 by Mike Milinkovich
    Two weeks ago at EclipseCon, the Eclipse Che project announced its 4.0 release. This announcement is the first major result from the Eclipse Cloud Development strategy we announced eighteen months ago. Eclipse Che is an innovative new IDE platform which has been designed specifically for the needs of web and...
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    Investing in Eclipse Tools

    Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:03 by Mike Milinkovich
    Yesterday I talked about three interesting new runtime projects which have joined the Eclipse community, and made the point that we are extending our reach beyond our “…original comfort zone of tools…”. But that doesn’t mean that we are not seriously investing in tools. In fact, in 2016 the Eclipse...
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    A Great Start to 2016

    Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 15:22 by Mike Milinkovich
    Yesterday was quietly one of the biggest days ever for Eclipse. That is because of three new project proposals that went live. It’s certainly unusual for us to have three new projects at once, but I’m not sure if it’s unprecedented. However, I am really excited about these projects, and...
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    Hello Andrea!

    Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 09:30 by Mike Milinkovich
    A few weeks ago, Andrew called me into his office, and told me “I’m sure you’ve figured this out already, but I’m transgender.” To which I replied “Uhhh….I had no idea. ” I am so oddly oblivious to these sorts of things, it’s sad. Today Andrew becomes Andrea. Wh‎at I...
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    JetBrains Lockin: We Told You So

    Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:02 by Mike Milinkovich
    The news this morning that JetBrains is switching to a subscription-only model is a perfect example of why and how trusting a proprietary tools vendor leaves you and your business exposed to the whims of their profit margins. Make no mistake: this is motivated by what’s good for their business...
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    Eclipse Cloud Development: The FAQ

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 08:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    This morning, the Eclipse Foundation announced a new industry initiative focused on building tooling platforms for the cloud. The team prepared an FAQ, but I thought it might be helpful to publish it here as well. What is being announced? Eclipse is announcing the formation of a new Top Level...