EclipseSource Updates Product Suite for Eclipse 3.5

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EclipseSource has refreshed its full suite of training programs and software development products to offer full support for the latest Eclipse 3.5 release. Training programs for version 3.5 of OSGi Equinox, RCP and RAP are now enrolling students and validated versions of the Eclipse 3.5 platform are now available through the company's Yoxos Secure Source service. EclipseSources Eclipse Maintenance program has also been extended to provide full commercial-grade support for Eclipse version 3.3 through 3.5.

Many members of our team were active project leads and committers for Eclipse 3.5

EclipseSource, the leading provider of Eclipse runtime products and services, today announced that it has updated its full suite of tools and services to provide full support for the Eclipse Galileo release. In addition, as part of the community effort backing Eclipse 3.5, the company is providing free unlimited high speed downloads of the release from its corporate site and through its Yoxos On Demand provisioning system.

“Many members of our team were active project leads and committers for Eclipse 3.5”, said Jeff McAffer, EclipseSource’s CTO and co-lead of the Eclipse Equinox and RCP projects. “3.5 is a solid release and we look forward to working with our customers to assist them with their migration planning and implementation.”

EclipseSource’s course curriculum now offers training in OSGi and Equinox, RAP and RCP for both the 3.4 and 3.5 releases. In addition, Yoxos, the company’s suite of provisioning and configuration management tools, now provides support for development teams using either release.

As an important corollary to their support for 3.5, EclipseSource also renewed its commitment to continue offering subscription-based support for 3.4 as well as earlier releases of the platform.

“Galileo is a great release, but not all of our customers are ready to migrate yet”, said Jochen Krause, CEO, EclipseSource. “We recognize that many organizations will remain on 3.4 or earlier releases for some time and that they will require ongoing support and maintenance for their platform.”

Eclipse Maintenance is currently available for Eclipse 3.3 and 3.4. The subscription-based service offers patches, software updates and a running maintenance stream for releases no longer supported by the Eclipse community.

About Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo)
Galileo is the official release of the newest Eclipse software platform. Eclipse is an open source community, whose projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle. The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member-supported corporation that hosts Eclipse projects and helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services.

About EclipseSource Incorporated
EclipseSource brings together recognized experts from key Eclipse projects and delivers the ability to meet the demanding technical requirements of commercial adopters. EclipseSource provides a complete range of products and services from fundamental technology development, production and developer support, training and mentoring to commercial management and provisioning solutions.

With leadership roles in over ten key Eclipse projects, EclipseSource provides coverage for all essential Eclipse runtime technology under one roof. The organization has staff in North America and Europe and a truly global customer base ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to individual developers.


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