Sunday, May 16, 2021

Eclipse Adoption on The Rise

With the EclipseWorld conference in Boston this week, it would be easy to think
the open source Java tools project is everywhere.

According to the latest research from Evans Data, it is everywhere with developers.

Evans Data is reporting in its 2006 Annual Eclipse Global Enterprise
Survey Research Findings that 60 percent of respondents indicated they used
Eclipse as their primary IDE (define), up from 32 percent in 2005.

The study also found that in 2006, 65 percent of respondents used eclipse to
develop server centric applications. In 2005 only 55 percent reported using
Eclipse for server centric apps.

Of particular note in the survey results: two-thirds of the study respondents
indicated they would make use of the Eclipse Rich Client Platform
(RCP) in the next six month.

Eclipse RCP enables developers to more easily
develop cross platform applications that will run on Linux, Windows and
Macintosh. IBM has cited Eclipse RCP as the tool that it used to enable Lotus Notes to run
on Linux.

“We were very pleasantly surprised about the growth in the adoption of
Eclipse RCP,” Mike
Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation
, told

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