Eclipse Cloud DevTools Digest - July, 2022

Monday, August 15, 2022 - 14:59 by John Kellerman

Eclipse Cloud Dev Tools Working Group happenings for July, 2022; GLSP Releases 1.0; TypeFox receives Contributor Award for July; Eclipse Theia releases 1.17; Installing Che on Azure Kubernetes; Registration opens for EclipseCon 2022

GLSP Releases 1.0!

The Eclipse Foundation announced, in a press release, a major milestone for CloudDev Tools GLSP project, 1.0. Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation stated, "With the advancements made in Eclipse Theia, Che and other technologies, the Eclipse Foundation’s developer tools ecosystem is rapidly becoming more cloud-focused. We are thrilled to see Eclipse GLSP achieve this important milestone that fills an important gap in existing web-based tool and IDE offerings." In related blogs, Jonas, Maximilian & Philip dig into more detail on the release, integration, Typescpript support, and diagram editor support.

TypeFox Recognized for Open VSX

The Eclipse Cloud DevTools contributor award for July goes to TypeFox for their initial contribution of and continued work on eclipse/openvsx and its use at the Eclipse Foundation enabling the deployment of the Open VSX Registry at The Open VSX Registry is a vendor-neutral and publicly hosted open source alternative to the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace for VS Code extensions. Built on the Eclipse Open VSX project, it delivers on the industry’s need for a more flexible and open approach to VS Code extensions and marketplace technologies.

Installing Che on AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service)

Serguei Gorokhov and Piotr Karatkevich document in an article their experiences installing Eclipse Che on AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service) cluster integrated with AAD (Azure Active Directory), the challenges they encountered, and how they resolved them.

Eclipse Theia 1.27

The Theia project releases 1.27. In a "New and Noteworthy" blog, Jonas, Maximilian & Philip describe some of the enhancements in the release, including dynamic debug configurations, a styling service, and an experimental feature that allows access to WebUSB, WebSerial and WebHID devices.

EclipseCon 2022 Registration is Open!

Register now to join us in Ludwigsburg! In addition to what is always a compelling agenda, we will be hosting an Eclipse Cloud DevTools Community Day on Monday the 24th.

Cloud Tool Time Webinars

Thanks to Ilya Buziak from Red Hat for his excellent Cloud Tool time session on July 29th where he talked about “Eclipse Che and DevWorkspace Engine.”  You can see the full episode on our YouTube channel.

We still have some 2022 Cloud Tool Time slots available. Sign up now to tell your story.

Supply Chain Survey

Supply chain security is one of the most critical issues in the world of open source today. The Eclipse Foundation announced a survey to gain a more complete understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the open source landscape.

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