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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: Eclipse in the News

To view our full selection of recent Eclipse stories click here The Eclipse "Vision" "The vision of Eclipse, on a technology level, was to have a single platform that multiple vendors would contribute to that could target small devices, like embedded devices, or workstations or mainframes. "So it’s sort of like from the wristwatch to the mainframe. Because of the current number of people that are really engaged in working on this, we're really only able to really optimize in the workstation environment but the technology capabilities are to drive it into the embedded, drive it into ... (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)

KeepResident Eclipse Plugin

"The performance of Eclipse (and other large Java applications) has long suffered due to the Windows virtual memory manager," writes Jon Eaves in a recent blog . Windows has a tendency to preemptively swap Java processes out of physical memory, writes Eaves. Even when there is still plenty of physical memory available. "This interacts very poorly with Java processes, which do not have good locality and touch a lot of memory. The problem is exacerbated when Java performs garbage collection, which causes the Java process to touch lots of memory that has been paged out to disk. E... (more)

New Eclipse Plug-in Aims to Help Java Developers Use FlowBuilder

FlowBuilder, the flagship product of Trilog Group, a pioneer in rapid development frameworks and tools, has just been released in version 3.5 - with an Eclipse plug-in aimed at Java developers and a service oriented architecture (SOA) that reproduces the Domino development model, thereby "tearing down the wall" between the Domino community and the J2EE community, says the company's CEO, Alex Homsi. "Simply put," Homsi continues, "we're enabling 700,000-plus active Domino developers to build solutions for IBM Lotus Workplace or IBM WebSphere using their existing skills and without... (more)