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Eclipse Cloud DevTools Digest - July and August 2023

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 15:53 by John Kellerman

2023 Eclipse Cloud Developer Survey Published

The Eclipse Foundation and the Cloud DevTools Working Group published the results from its 2023 Cloud Developer Survey. Spoiler alert: Cloud-based software developer tools are experiencing significant momentum and organizations are increasingly looking to solutions governed by an open source software foundation.

Cloud DevTools Contributor Awards to STMicroelectronics and Mark Sujew

The Eclipse Cloud Developer Tools contributor award for July goes to Mark Sujew at TypeFox for his continuous, strategic and valuable contributions to Eclipse Theia, including recently for example, his contributions to enable remote SSH support for Eclipse Theia! The August contributor award goes to STMicroelectronics for initiating the support for TypeScript-based GLSP server implementations.

Embedded SIG Evolves to CDT Cloud Project

The Embedded Special Interest Group (SIG) hosted as part of the Eclipse Cloud DevTools working group has now evolved into the CDT Cloud project. This reflects the growth and continuously high level of activity in the group, which has outgrown the original governance structure and matured into the establishment of several active open source initiatives under the CDT Cloud umbrella.

Eclipse JKube 1.14 is now available


Marc Nuri, in his blog, updates us on what's on new and noteworthy for JKube 1.14, including Gradle 8 and Helidon support.

Eclipse Theia Releases


Jonas, Maximilian & Philip, in their blog, provide updates for Theia releases 1.39 and 1.40, including support for multiple extension registries, Electron application detachable views, conditions on exception breakpoints, and a number of usability and performance enhancements.

JBoss Tools 4.28 Release

JBoss Tools

The JBoss team announced JBoss Tools 4.28.0 for Eclipse 2023-06. This release includes deprecations for some Openshift support, updates to Hibernate runtime support, and a move on the backend from Google Analytics to Segment. 

TheiaCon 2023 and Community Day at EclipseCon Events

The Eclipse Cloud DevTools and Open VSX Working Groups will be co-hosting a Community Day event at EclipseCon on October 16th. Last year’s Community Day was well-attended and a very informative and enjoyable time was had by all. Be sure to submit your topics for this years event.

The Call for Presentations is also now live for TheiaCon 2023, which will be held virtually on November 15-16. We look forward to another excellent program and encourage you to submit your proposals early. 

Cloud Tool Time Webinars

We are now scheduling Cloud Tool Time webinars for 2023. Be sure to Sign up now to get on the calendar and let us help tell your story. You can see past sessions on our Youtube channel.

Eclipse Cloud DevTools Projects

Explore the Eclipse Cloud DevTools ecosystem! Check out our projects page to find out more about open source innovation for cloud IDEs, extension marketplaces, frameworks and more.

Getting Listed on the Cloud DevTools Blog

If you are working with, or on, anything in the Cloud DevTools space, learn how to get your writings posted in our blog section.