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To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here "Where we are moving now is if you look at products today from Rational, 80% of them are Eclipse-integrated today. As a general, strategic direction, we are moving them from Eclipse-integrated to Eclipse-based." "You will see greater and greater integration and construction on top of the Eclipse framework, so basically, Eclipse is at the core of all the products that we build as part of the software development platform." Jeffrey Hammond, group market manager for IBM Rational Software [speaking during a news briefing, March 28, 2003]   Other planned IBM initiatives: Making UML 2.0 modeling capabilities available as part of Eclipse - IBM will produce standardized mapping between Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) and UML. Making seamless the import of business process models from WebSphere Business In... (more)

Eclipse Special: LynuxWorks Introduces New Eclipse-Based IDE

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here This week, LynuxWorks introduced the new LynuxWorks Eclipse-based IDE. A Linux and Solaris-based development environment, it's powered by the Eclipse platform and provides developers of LynuxWorks' BlueCat Linux with complete control over creating, editing, compiling, managing, and debugging C/C++ and Java embedded and real-time applications. Developers also benefit from a target connection wizard to simplify target setup, an application wizard that jump-starts development, and a cross process viewer enabling users to ... (more)

Arthur Ryman Starts His Eclipse Developer's Journal Blog

Arthur Ryman is one of the most influential and well-known names in the Eclipse.org and the Eclipse community. Ryman, a senior technical staff member and development manager at the IBM Toronto Lab, is currently the lead of the "Web Standard Tools" subproject of the "Eclipse Web Tools Platform" project. Ryman's previous development projects include Rational Application Developer, WebSphere Studio Application Developer, and VisualAge for Java. He is a member of the W3C Web Services Description Working Group and is an editor of the Web Services Description Language 2.0 specification... (more)

Eclipse 3.2 Release Candidate 1 Now Released

Eclipse 3.2 RC1 is out! Author and software consultant R. J. Lorimer (pictured) comments: 'Things are certainly slowing down in the realm of 'new features', but now things start to look really shiny and pretty for the upcoming final drop.' The trend toward performance improvements in Eclipse JDT for M6/RC0 is definitely continuing into RC1, particularly in the Java development tools, Lorimer adds. By way of evidence he adduces some quotes from the weekly planning notes: Platform/JDT Text (...) - performance work - reduced AST creation - reduced updating of marker ruler actions JDT ... (more)

Writing Large Web Applications Using the YUI

Web Developers these days should use libraries, for the main reason that all libraries want the same thing: make it easier for developers to think about building their applications rather than worrying about quirks and failures of Web browsers. Some libraries go even further in giving a helping hand to the aspriring Web application architect. The YUI for example has a Custom Event feature which can be used to create massive applications that can be easily maintained and are fully extendable. This session explains the architectural ideas of event-driven application development and... (more)