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OTTAWA, Canada and ESPOO, Finland, September 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia and the Eclipse Foundation today announced that Nokia has joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer and Board member. Nokia will support the work of the Eclipse open source community by contributing software and developers to a proposed new Eclipse project. As a Strategic Developer in the Eclipse Foundation, Nokia will lead a project to create a framework for mobile Java developer tools, including complete tooling support for J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition). The project will deliver a sustainable mobile tools offering for all developers and companies who wish to create mobile Java applications and build commercial tools for Java. Nokia plans to donate several components of its existing Java development tools technology as well as actively develop new software to introduce tools f... (more)

Eclipse Special: Milestone Build Now Available - Eclipse 3.0 M8

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here In summarizing all the features in the Eclipse 3.0 M8 build that are new since the previous milestone build, M7, the Eclipse.org download site has a comprehensive approach. Everything is itemized, from the new full-screen welcome page to cheat sheets for walking the user through a lengthy sequence of steps. Here's a brief selection: Code samples are now available off the new welcome page, the drag and drop feedback is improved, there's an improved Fastview bar, better scalability when there are multiple tabs, and improv... (more)

Acucorp Closer to Creating Eclipse Plug-In

With the announcement of IBM TXSeries support, IBM business partner Acucorp, a provider of legacy application modernization solutions, has taken a step closer to developing an Eclipse plug-in. Acucorp's announced support of IBM TXSeries is a positive step towards greater plug-in compatibility with Eclipse. Acucorp is a so-called "Add-In Provider" member of the Eclipse Foundation. The company, for over ten years, has allied itself with IBM, providing tools designed to enhance flexibility within IBM's various distributed environments. Acucorp has said it stands committed towards th... (more)

Sybase to Lead New Data Tools Platform Project

"We are excited about the Data Tools Platform Project and how it will allow developers to stay ahead of the curve by enabling real-world development across a host of mixed software and hardware environments," said David Tong, vice president of engineering, Sybase, as approval was announced announced of the new Data Tools Platform (DTP) project proposal as an Eclipse project. "The DTP Project will be an enabling technology - the platform upon which more extensive data management products will be built," said Mike Milinkovich (pictured), executive director of the Eclipse Foundation. ... (more)

Eclipse Foundation and Sybase Announce Approval of Eclipse Data Tools Platform Project

The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the development of a universal development platform, and Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced approval of the new Data Tools Platform (DTP) project proposal. Submitted by Sybase in February, the DTP project will provide a comprehensive set of data management frameworks and a representative suite of data management tools, which are essential for data centric application development.   “The DTP Project will be an enabling technology — the ... (more)