Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 16th Sep 2006 07:30 UTC
General Development Mike McCullough reviews briefly on the history of the Eclipse framework and provides details and perspective on new additions to the Web-based IDE, such as Eclipse Plugin Central (EPIC), Callisto, BIRT, and CDT. Also, learn Eclipse Callisto release GMF in 15 minutes.
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Eclipse has potential
by j_kenpo on Sun 17th Sep 2006 17:34 UTC
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Eclipse as a whole is friggin awesome. However, the shortcomings of some of the projects has nothing to do with Eclipse itself, but the people who develop projects on top of it. On the plus side, you have BIRT and the Java IDE, you can see the potential that it has. Then there are the incredibly horrible UML and C++ IDE's, and you just have to shake your head. People tend to forget that Eclipse is a platform for applications, not just an IDE. The failings of some projects built on Eclipse is in no way a reflection of Eclipse itself.

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