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The Eclipse Science 2017 Simultaneous Release is here!

The Eclipse Science simultaneous release is the annual release of Eclipse Science projects in 2017. This year 5 projects are part of the release:

Project Name Release Version Download Link
Eclipse Triquetrum 0.2.0
Eclipse January 2.1.0
Eclipse Advanced Visualization Project 0.2.0​​
Eclipse Advanced Scripting Envrionment 0.5.0
Eclipse TeXlipse 2.0.0



This is the second year the Science WG has coordinated a release train. This year the new project releases include:

  1. Eclipse Triquetrum, an open platform for managing and executing scientific workflows. The goal of Triquetrum is to support a wide range of use cases, ranging from automated processes based on predefined models, to replaying ad-hoc research workflows recorded from a user's actions in a scientific workbench UI.  The new release includes additional Ptolemy actors and support of actor-oriented classes.

  2. Eclipse January, is a set of libraries for handling scientific numerical data in Java. Eclipse January is inspired by the Python library, NumPy. The new Eclipse January release now support units of measurement metadata and a new set of APIs that makes it easier for users to get started.

  3. Eclipse EAVP, is a scientific visualization framework that includes a service based architecture that supports such diverse capabilities as mesh editing, 2D plotting, and 3D geometry editing. The new release of Eclipse EAVP integrates Eclipse January data for geometry, dsl and form data structures and consolidates 2D plotting series selection UI.

4. Eclipse EASE,  is a scripting environment for the Eclipse IDE. The new release integrates the Py4J engine so now users are able to run and debug python code on a native python installation. Eclipse EASE also now includes new UnitTest framework which allows developers to write scripted tests in JUnit style.

5. Eclipse TeXlipse, provides an Eclipse extension to support LaTex projects, so that document preparation can be incorporated into the normal Eclipse development activities. General LaTeX users will also find the advanced editing and automatic document generation features of TeXclipse provide a compelling alternative to other LaTeX environments. TeXclipse was an existing project that has recently moved to the Eclipse Foundation. This will be the first release focuses on ensuring the project follows the Eclipse Foundation IP policies, the project source code has been moved to Eclipse Foundation infrastructure and a new installers was created to simplify installation.


The new releases are available today from the respective project web sites. Also join us at EclipseCon Europe 2017 to see talks and demos around the projects of the Eclipse Science release.


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Science Track at EclipseCon France 2017

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Science Track at EclipseCon Europe

There will be a Science track at EclipseCon Europe also this year. This track is for you if you want to talk about the tools on your scientific workbench as well as location-aware technologies. Show how you perform data analysis, visualization, or modeling in your field. Talk about data formats, protocols, and tools, plus the latest about Science and LocationTech projects hosted by Eclipse. The early bird deadline is the 30. of June.

Rapid Integration of Scientific Software with Eclipse ICE

Andrew Bennett discusses the technical details associated with automating the development of Eclipse plugins, explaining how to build ICE items using the existing tools.