Topic: eclipse foundation

Eclipse Foundation announces Open VSX Working Group

The Eclipse Foundation revealed the establishment of the Open VSX Working Group. This new group’s mandate is to supervise and expedite the adoption of the Open VSX Registry, a vendor-neutral, community-backed alternative to Microsoft’s Visual Studio Marketplace. Derived from the Eclipse Open VSX open-source initiative, the Open VSX Registry presently houses close to 3,000 extensions … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation finds significant momentum for open source Java this year

Open-source Java has long been an important part of the Java ecosystem, but over the past few years more and more companies are moving from commercial distributions to open-source ones.  The move away from Oracle’s distribution has been quite significant. In fact, a 2022 New Relic survey found that Oracle’s share of the Java market … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Software-Defined Vehicle

The Eclipse Foundation yesterday announced an open invitation for technology leaders to help define a new working group focused specifically on the Software-Defined Vehicle. Software-defined vehicles enable vehicle manufacturers as well as automotive suppliers to put software at the very center of vehicle development, with hardware considerations to follow.  The aim behind the project using … continue reading

Report: Enterprise Java is having a renaissance

Enterprise Java is currently experiencing a renaissance, ever since the change in name from Java EE to Jakarta EE and the transfer of the project from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation. This is according to Mike Milinkovich, executive director of The Eclipse Foundation, in response to the results of the foundation’s 2021 Jakarta EE Developer … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Mozilla Common Voice adds 16 new languages and 4,600 new hours of speech, Dataiku raises $400 million in Series E funding, Parallel Agile releases new version of CodeBot

Mozilla Common Voice announced a new, expanded data set that features 16 new languages including Basaa and Kazakh and 4,622 new hours of speech. In recent months, Mozilla has also announced three Common Voice fellows, a $3.4 million investment to fuel work in East Africa, and a partnership with NVIDIA. “By giving individuals the ability … continue reading

Eclipse IDE Working Group is formed

The Eclipse Foundation has announced it launched a working group for Eclipse IDE. The Eclipse IDE Working Group will work to ensure the “continued evolution, adoption, and sustainability of the Eclipse IDE suite of products, related technologies, and ecosystem,” according to the Eclipse Foundation.  The Eclipse IDE Working Group will offer governance, guidance, and funding … continue reading

Eclipse Adoptium building Temurin to support releases of OpenJDK builds

The Eclipse Foundation this week announced that when AdoptOpenJDK transitions to the foundation under its new name: Eclipse Adoptium, it will focus on building a new infrastructure called Eclipse Temurin for building and releasing JDK releases.  AdoptOpenJDK is a project that allows Java developers to download OpenJDK binaries. “Our goal is to meet the needs … continue reading

Visual Studio Marketplace alternative joins the Eclipse Foundation

The Open VSX Registry was transferred from TypeFox to the Eclipse Foundation and it now offers an alternative to the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace for VS Code extensions.  The goal behind the transition was to increase flexibility for extension users, extension publishers and tool developers since the Visual Studio Marketplace doesn’t allow for extensions with … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation offers open-source alternative to Visual Studio Code

The Eclipse Foundation just released version 1.0 of an open-source alternative to Visual Studio Code called Eclipse Theia. Theia is an extensible platform that allows developers to create multi-language cloud and desktop IDEs, allowing them to create entirely new developer experiences. According to the Eclipse Foundation, the differences between Theia and Visual Studio Code are … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation launches new working group to drive the evolution of cloud development tools

The Eclipse Foundation is trying to make it easier for developers to build cloud-native applications. It has formed the Eclipse Cloud Development Tools Working Group to achieve this. The group is a vendor-neutral open source group “that will focus on development tools for and in the cloud.” Its founding members include Broadcom, IBM, Red Hat, … continue reading

Jakarta EE now operates under open, community-driven process

After transitioning from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation in 2017, Jakarta EE (previously known as Java EE), has reached another major milestone.  With today’s release of the Jakarta EE 8 Full Platform and Web Profile specification, the project  now has a new baseline for having an “open, vendor-neutral, community-driven process.” Now, Java vendors, developers, and … continue reading

2018: Java changes things up

2018 was a big year for Java because of the changes to the language’s release schedule and the transfer of Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. Last year, Oracle announced that it would be releasing major versions of Java twice per year, and Java 10 was the first release in that new schedule. Java 10 … continue reading

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