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Mike Milinkovich: Open VSX: A Vendor-Neutral Home for VS Code Extensions

With the transition of the Open VSX Registry from TypeFox to the Eclipse Foundation, the industry now has a vendor-neutral and publicly hosted open source alternative to the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace for VS Code extensions. The move increases transparency and flexibility for extension users, extension publishers, and tool developers. Overcoming Single-Vendor Marketplace Restrictions While the Microsoft Visual Studio...

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Eclipse Dirigible: Release 5.9

New version 5.9 has been released. Release is of Type A Features Logs setup/configuration Enhance page title in the ‘Access’ tab of the ‘Documents’ Pluggable Javascript Module Source Provider Switch the default theme to the light one Cache repository resources by default After successful import, refresh Workspace Explorer Generate Helm charts as part of the release action Enhance exists method to accept artefact type Add more...

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Mike Milinkovich: Eclipse Jetty 11 Supports the Big Bang

I’m happy to share the news that Eclipse Jetty 11 has been released and certified as compatible with the Jakarta Servlet v5.0 specification. Released as part of Jakarta EE 9, this new version of the Servlet specification uses the new jakarta.* namespace. Often referred to as the “Big Bang”, this new namespace is a shift that will enable future cloud native Java innovations for the enterprise Java ecosystem. By supporting Servlet...

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Mike Milinkovich: Meet Adoptium: Open Source Java Runtimes for Enterprises

Today we announced the creation of the Adoptium Working Group, whose mission is to bring high-quality, open source Java runtimes to millions of developers building the next generation of enterprise applications. Adoptium was created in collaboration with the AdoptOpenJDK Technical Steering Committee, and supports the Eclipse Adoptium top-level project. The working group provides the vendor-neutral governance, infrastructure, marketing,...

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Lorenzo Bettini: Publishing an Eclipse p2 composite repository on GitHub Pages

I had already described the process of publishing an Eclipse p2 composite update site: Publish an Eclipse p2 composite repository on Bintray Publish an Eclipse p2 repository on Sourceforge with rsync Well, now that Bintray is shutting down, and Sourceforge is quite slow in serving an Eclipse update site, I decided to publish my Eclipse p2 composite update sites on GitHub Pages. GitHub Pages might not be ideal for serving binaries,...

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Thabang Mashologu: Why I’m Running for the OSI Board of Directors

I’m running for election to the affiliate member seat on the Board of Directors of the Open Source Initiative (OSI), on behalf of the Eclipse Foundation. If you are an OSI affiliate organization, I would appreciate your vote. Here is a little information about why I am running for the position.   TL;DR: My main mission would be to help grow OSI awareness and membership engagement through effective marketing, partnerships, and...

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Patrick Paulin: A simple auto-updater for Eclipse RCP applications

One of the most common requests I get from my consulting clients is for an easy way to auto-update deployed Eclipse RCP applications. Particularly in enterprise environments these clients have many deployed installations and often require different feature sets deployed to different user groups. I’ve found that for most of my clients a very simple auto-updater works well. It does two things. Compares the versions of installed...

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Eclipse Dirigible: Release 5.8

New version 5.8 has been released. Release is of Type A Features Configurable options for GraalVM Javascript Engine Custom datasource option for Cloud Foundry Build and Releases as GitHub Actions Configurations View 17 UI related improvements Last modified info for the Repository Synchronizers optimizations Fixes Launchpad fixes Git clone on a default branch different than ‘master’ fix Minor fixes Statistics 59K+ Users 84K+...