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EE Times: Eclipse.org Introduces More Open Source Tools

Apr 01, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Cole)

"Momentum toward an open source web-oriented integrated development environment for connected devices and systems continues to build as members of the Eclipse.org C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) project team on Monday (March 31) announced immediate availability of CDT 1.0.

"In a related development, the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) has transferred AspectJ, a nascent Java language extension and its Aspect Oriented Software Development toolkit to the Eclipse.org open source community for inclusion in the Eclipse IDE. It is designed to fix problems that occur in large software systems by separating out and centralizing software for crosscutting issues.

"'The CDT project is driving the creation of best-of-breed, commercial-quality tools for the Eclipse Platform,' said Sebastien Marineau, senior software architect at QNX Software Systems and project leader for the CDT. 'With the release of the CDT, it's clear that support for C/C++ in Eclipse is just as strong as for Java, which is critical for Eclipse adoption into C and C++ dominated development projects such as embedded applications...'"

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