Eclipse Ganymede - 18 Million Lines of Code Delivered on Schedule
For many people, the Ganymede release is the new Eclipse Platform 3.4 release, including the new p2 provisioning platform, Equinox security features and JDT improvements. However, with 23 projects there are many other things to highlight, like the new Ecore modeling tools, the new SQL Query Builder in DTP, new C/C++ refactoring tools in CDT, the very cool pair programming tools from ECF, a SOA SCA Designer and Policy Editor in STP and many more highlights. The Eclipse Foundation is also encouraging people to blog about their own Ganymede highlights, so check out the Ganymede Around the World map to see what other people think is cool in Ganymede.
To get started on Ganymede, download one of the packages that have been created by the Eclipse Packaging Project. We will also be releasing a number of short videos and webinars on Eclipse Live that highlight the new features in each project.
Congratulations to everyone in the Eclipse community that made Ganymede happen. It is really a great accomplishment to ship over 18 million lines of code on a date that was scheduled close to 12 months ago.
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