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Eclipse Members’ Meeting. December 20, 2005 Via teleconference 613 287 8000 866 362 7064 passcode 955770#. Agenda. Introduction and Welcome Executive Director Report – Mike Milinkovich Project Update – Bjorn Freeman-Benson Project Spotlight – Data Tools Project – John Graham

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eclipse members meeting

Eclipse Members’ Meeting

December 20, 2005

Via teleconference

613 287 8000

866 362 7064

passcode 955770#

agenda
Agenda
  • Introduction and Welcome
  • Executive Director Report – Mike Milinkovich
  • Project Update – Bjorn Freeman-Benson
  • Project Spotlight – Data Tools Project – John Graham
  • Add-in Providers Requirements
  • EclipseCon 2006 - Bjorn Freeman Benson
  • Marketing Update – Ian Skerrett
welcome to new members
Welcome to New Members
  • Strategic Developers
    • Compuware
    • ZEND
  • Add-in Provider
    • AccuRev
    • Black Duct Software
    • Business Object
    • Cape Clear Software
    • Intalio
    • Laszlo Systems
    • Lattix
    • LogicBlaze, Inc.
    • LynuxWorks
    • Nexaweb Technologies, Inc
    • Mergere, Inc
    • TietoEnator Telecom R&D Services
  • Associate Member
    • Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
eclipse by the numbers
Eclipse by the Numbers
  • 120 Members
    • 17 Strategic Members
    • 87 Add-In Provider Members;
    • 16 Associate Members
  • 9 Top level projects
    • 50 sub-projects (plus 4 proposed)
  • 550+ committers; 30+ organizations
new eclipse foundation staff
New Eclipse Foundation Staff

New Staff

  • Ward Cunningham – Director, Committer Community Development

Current Staff

  • Mike Milinkovich - Executive Director
  • Skip McGaughey - Director, Eclipse Ecosystem
  • Sharon Wolfe - Office Manager
  • Ian Skerrett - Director, Marketing
  • Denis Roy - Manager, IT (webmaster)
  • Bjorn Freeman-Benson - Technical Director
  • Janet Campbell - Manager, Intellectual Property
  • Wayne Beaton, Eclipse Evangelist
  • Matt Ward, Web and IT Guy
  • Ralph Mueller, European Eco-system
  • Donald Smith, Director Ecosystem Development
what have we been doing in q4
What Have We Been Doing in Q4?
  • Launch of new web site redesign
  • Project dashboard
  • Develop more tools for committers
  • Planning for EclipseCon
  • 2006 budget and programs
eclipse financials
Eclipse Financials
  • Budget for 2006 (excluding EclipseCon)
    • Projected Revenue: $4.4M
    • Projected Expenses: $4.5M
programs for 2006
Programs for 2006
  • Supporting the projects
    • Symposiums and project meetings
    • New project kick-starts
    • Infrastructure improvements (dashboard, bugzilla)
    • IP process
  • Support the committer community
    • Committer community development (led by Ward)
    • Committer meetings
    • Infrastructure improvements (collaboration tools)
programs for 20061
Programs for 2006
  • General Marketing
    • PR Agency (including PR agency in Europe)
    • Analyst Relations (Redmonk, Forrester, Gartner)
    • Market Research
    • Case studies
  • Supporting a commercial eco-system
    • Develop a community portal to help promote the membership and ecosystem
    • Eclipse seminar series
    • Webinars
    • Target list of trade shows (ESC, JavaOne, OSCON)
eclipse awards
Eclipse Awards
  • Individual Awards
    • Top Contributor
    • Top Committer
    • Top Ambassador
  • Technology Awards
    • Best RCP Application (Open source and commercial)
    • Best Developer Tool (Open source and commercial)
    • Best Deployment
  • Nominations are open until January 27
  • Awards announced at EclipseCon
development highlights
Development Highlights
  • Eclipse Roadmap v2
    • Being worked on by Councils
    • To be approved by the Board in March meeting
  • Callisto Release
    • Continuing focus on being predictable
    • Continuing focus on commercial adoption
elections
Elections
  • Terms of office are from April 1st to March 31st
  • Next year will see an increase in the elected representatives
    • 4 elected committer reps
    • 4 elected add-in-provider reps
  • Key dates:
    • December 21st: Nominations open.
    • January 18, 2005: Nominations close.
    • January 27, 2005: List of nominees and their personal pages made available on www.eclipse.org.
    • February 13, 2005: Voting begins.
    • February 24, 2005: Voting ends.
    • March 6, 2005: New representatives announced
project update

Project Update

Bjorn Freeman Benson

q4 project changes
Q4 Project Changes
  • SOA Tools Top-Level - proposal updated
  • TPTP - 4.1 Release Review was successful
  • WTP - 1.0 Release Review was successful
  • WTP  JavaServer Faces - provisioned
  • BIRT - 2.0 Release Review scheduled
  • DSDP  Mobile Tools for Java - proposal posted
  • Technology & Platform  Equinox move to Platform - provisioned
  • Technology  Java Workflow Toolbox - proposal updated
  • Technology  Dynamic Languages Toolkit - proposal posted
  • Technology  Open Healthcare Framework - provisioned
  • Technology  BEPL-Designer - provisioned
  • Technology  Phoenix - 1.0 Release Review was successful
  • Technology  Native Application Builder (eWideStudio) - proposal updated
  • Technology  Process Framework (Beacon) - Creation Review scheduled
  • Technology  Dash, Tools for Committers - Creation Review scheduled
  • Technology  Supplement Widgets for SWT (Nebula) - Creation Review sched.

http://www.eclipse.org/projects/quarterly-project-changes-report.php

project structure
Project Structure
  • Platform
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools Platform
  • Data Tools Platform
  • Device Software Development Platform
    • MJT eWideStudio
  • (incubation) SOA Tooling Platform
  • Test and Performance Tools Platform
  • Tools
    • CDT GEF
    • EMF COBOL
    • Visual Editor UML2
  • Web Tools Platform
    • JavaServer Faces
  • Technology
dashboards
Dashboards
  • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/dashboard/
next n releases
Next N Releases
  • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/timeline/
review schedule
Review Schedule
  • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/
  • also an RSS feed
release reviews ip project log
Release Reviews & IP Project Log
  • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/dev_process/release-review.php
  • New emphasis (thanks to Janet) on the IP Log
  • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/dev_process/project-log.php
    • Section 1 (Committers)
    • Section 2 (Developers)
    • Section 3 (Third Party Software)
  • Should be available on all project websites (Q1)
  • Available for all past Release Reviews
    • http://www.eclipse.org/projects/previous-release-reviews.php
callisto simultaneous release1
Callisto Simultaneous Release
  • http://www.eclipse.org/callisto
  • The projects collectively decided to simultaneously release ten of the major Eclipse projects in June.
    • BIRT, CDT, DTP, EMF, GEF, GMF, Platform, TPTP, WTP, VE
  • This will be a new valuable characteristic of Eclipse projects.
  • This is a major commitment by the projects to work at the boundaries between projects.
  • To make this work, the projects need help from the community (that’s you) in testing and reporting problems early in the cycle.
  • The Foundation is going to host a contest (with prizes!) around Callisto bug reports.
project spotlight data tools project

Project Spotlight: Data Tools Project

John Graham, DTP PMC Lead

dtp is
DTP is

A set of extensible frameworks and exemplary tools for data-centric applications.

current projects
Current Projects
  • Model Base
  • Connectivity
  • SQL Development Tools
model base
Model Base
  • EMF models used in DTP
  • Data domain specific
  • Current set:
    • SQL
    • Database Definition
  • Coming soon:
    • SQL Query
connectivity
Connectivity
  • Driver management framework
  • Connection management framework
  • Sample connection profiles
    • JDBC
    • Derby customizations
  • Data Source Explorer (DSE)
  • Open Data Access (ODA)
sql development tools
SQL Development Tools
  • SQL Editor Framework
  • Results View Framework
  • SQL Editor
  • Execution Plan
  • Script History
progress so far
Progress So Far
  • Planned two milestones Q4 this year:
    • Posted M1 on November 11th
    • M2 on target for December 22nd
  • Joined Eclipse Release Train
    • Callisto project
    • DTP will continue to provide synchronized builds
  • Two more milestones for Q1 next year
  • First release – 0.7 – just before EclipseCon
beyond 0 7
Beyond 0.7
  • Continue with Callisto synchronization
  • Release again with Eclipse 3.2 platform
  • Possibly 1.0 release with initial API statements
  • Probably two releases per year going forward
  • Additional maintenance releases as required
for more information
For More Information
  • Data Tools web site: eclipse.org/datatools
  • Mailing lists
  • Newsgroup
  • Lots of code in CVS: home/datatools
participation opportunities
Participation Opportunities
  • Always welcoming more help for existing code line
  • Looking for new ideas
  • Driver Definitions and Connection Profiles for data sources
eclipse add in provider requirements sept 2005
Eclipse Add-in Provider Requirements Sept. 2005
  • More complete branding control, completely remove \'Eclipse\' name from files etc.
  • Catalog of Add-in providers
  • OS awareness
  • Business Solutions Message
  • Market research
  • Reduce footprint size (memory)
  • Core framework installer for RCP and install metadata store (par w/JRE & .NET)
  • RAD tooling for RCP
add in provider feedback in prep for 12 2005 bod meetings
Add-In Provider Feedback In Prep. For 12/2005 BOD Meetings
  • Eclipse as an "Ingredient Brand"
  • RCP as a viable framework for suites
  • Depth of Commercial Adoption through a Community Portal
  • Management and Developer Seminars
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Symposiums
  • Common Collateral
  • Member Value Case Studies
  • Business Model Development
  • Member Meetings - Continue to grow
eclipsecon update

EclipseCon Update

Bjorn Freeman Benson

where when and how much
Where, When, and How Much
  • http://www.eclipsecon.org/
  • March 20-23, 2005
  • Santa Clara Convention Center
  • Member prices: $725, $825, $925, $1095 (Dec 31, Feb 14, Mar 19)
    • Break-even
  • Sell out at 1,500 (last year was 1,000)
  • Six keynotes and plenaries
  • Five parallel session rooms
  • Three tracks: User, Developer, Business
  • Long and short talks to maximize content
  • Sponsored Tutorials
  • More talking time between and around events
the long and short of it
The Long and Short Of It
  • “Open Source” proposal model
  • Variant of Bugzilla (Eclipsezilla) used for submissions
  • 31 Tutorials selected
  • 30 Long Talks and Panels selected to date; will be 50-60 when the hard-working program committee finishes
  • 75-90 Short Talks to be selected by mid February
  • Eclipse Awards
  • And lots more community events…
eclipsecon exhibitor and sponsorships
EclipseCon Exhibitor and Sponsorships
  • Goal is to allow small and large companies to easily exhibit at at EclipseCon.
    • Turnkey pedestals reduce the overall cost
  • Gold Sponsor - $16,000
    • 4 turnkey pedestals
    • Identification as Gold sponsor in conference literature
    • Pre and post show mailing to attendee list
    • Conference bag insert
    • 8 exhibitor passes
  • Silver Sponsor - $8,000
    • 2 turnkey pedestals
    • Identification as Silver sponsor in conference literature
    • 4 exhibitor passes
  • Individual Pedestal - $3000
    • 1 turnkey pedestal
  • Other Sponsorship opportunities available
  • Contact Ian Skerrett to reserve booth space or for more information
what can you do
What Can You Do?
  • Propose a Short Talk about anything of interest to the Eclipse community
  • Promote and Advertise
  • Sponsor EclipseCon
  • Attend – You and Your Staff
press releases in q4
Press Releases in Q4
  • Zend and Compuware Join as Strategic Member
  • EclipseCon Keynote Speakers
  • Eclipse Foundation Announces Support for OSGi Service Platform R4 Specification
  • Web Tools Platform 1.0 Release
sample press coverage
Sample Press Coverage
  • Ward Cunningham Joining Eclipse
    • Microsoft Executive Leaving to Join Open-Source Consortium, eWeek
    • Wiki creator quits Microsoft, joins Eclipse, ComputerWorld
  • Business Pubs Coverage
    • Ballmer Talks Tools, eWeek, Nov. 16
    • Open Source Moves Up, CIO Magazine, Nov. 15
press plans for q1
Press Plans for Q1
  • Planned press releases
    • EclipseCon Gold Sponsors
    • BIRT 2.0 Release
    • EclipseCon press releases
  • Recruitment effort to ensure press and analyst attend EclipseCon
eclipse rcp webinar
Eclipse RCP Webinar
  • Sponsored Webinar with SD Times
  • 600+ registered
  • 220 attendees; lots of questions
  • Next Webinar Jan. 18 ‘Contributing to the Eclipse Community’ by Bjorn
javaopolis
Javaopolis
  • Large Java conference in Belgium, est. 2000 attendees
  • Eclipse In Action – Agenda
    • The Java Development Tools (JDT)
    • Exploring the Eclipse projects at European Space Agency
    • XSIM Case Study - Use of Eclipse in Spacecraft Simulation
    • Hello Dali! Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.0 Object Relationship Mapping tools
    • Leveraging and Extending BIRT for Reporting in Java Applications
    • What\'s new in WebTools 1.0?
    • Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) in Action
    • Building Rich Clients with Eclipse RCP
seminar series
Seminar Series
  • 4 city seminar series planned for February 2006
    • San Diego, Dallas, Raleigh, Atlanta
  • Sponsored by Exadel, IBM, Sybase, Serena, CollabNet and Omondo
  • 2 half day seminars
    • 1) Educate technical decision makers in IT departments on Eclipse
    • 2) Code clinics for existing developers creating plug-ins and RCP applications.
eclipse china seminar
Eclipse China seminar
  • One day event in Beijing on January 19
  • Focused on introducing Eclipse to key technical decision makers
  • Sponsored by Actuate, HP, IBM and Sybase
sd times eclipse supplement
SD Times Eclipse Supplement
  • 60 page supplement in SD Times Jan. 1 Edition
  • 20 companies participated
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