The Eclipse Photon simultaneous release was the last “big” annual release, and with Eclipse 2018-09 the first rolling release has been shipped to the public. Its heart, the Eclipse Platform, has come with a plethora of new features and improvements for Eclipse Photon and afterwards that will continue the Eclipse IDE keeping the #1 flexible, scalable and most performing IDE!
This session will give a guided tour through the new features and changes in Eclipse Photon and Eclipse IDE 2018-09. Although especially JDT has been moved on quite much with support of new Java versions, this talk will focus on the other features of the Eclipse Platform and leaving JDT details to a separate talk at ECE. You will see usability improvements, code mining for enhancing the text editor information, useful new API for platform developers and neat features for users. Besides visible changes, the platform project team has paid special attention on stability, performance and resource consumption tuning. In this talk, we will give some insights how the team has worked on that.
Come and see the incredible achievements the platform team and its growing number of contributors made to bring you the best Eclipse IDE ever!