June 24, 2009

Eclipse Release Train Leaves the Station, Delivers Galileo

Article Source Ars Technica
June 24, 2009, 12:11 pm

The Eclipse project's annual release extravaganza is occurring today. A multitude of projects that are part of the Eclipse ecosystem's coordinated release cycle are rolling out new versions as part of the combined launch of Galileo, the latest version of the Eclipse platform.

The Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) is at the center of a growing universe of tooling projects that are transforming the way that software is written. The open source IDE is highly modular and can be adapted to fulfill almost any need. It serves as the underlying foundation for a multitude of third-party development toolkits—including many that are commercial—and it has rapidly ascended to dominance in the mobile Java market...