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Progress Software to support Eclipse DemoCamp

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BANGALORE, INDIA: Progress Software Corporation, supplier of application infrastructure software used to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications in conjuncture with Hyderabad Software Exporters Association (HYSEA) is organizing the Hyderabad leg of the Eclipse foundation’s world-wide series of Eclipse DemoCamps to celebrate the Eclipse Ganymede version 3.4 releases, tomorrow.

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Commenting on the initiative, Ramesh Loganathan, managing director of Progress Software India said: "Progress Software India is the Center of Expertise for Tooling Development in Progress and a large part of the work here uses the Eclipse platform. Our products such as Progress OpenEdge Architect and Sonic Workbench developed in India are based on Eclipse. We are excited about the upcoming Eclipse release and have drafted significant plans to update our Eclipse based tooling to take advantage of it."

The DemoCamp is an opportunity to showcase interesting technology being built by the Eclipse community and also to meet Eclipse enthusiasts of Hyderabad enabling networking of the developer’s community.

Eclipse is releasing its latest version, 3.4 which is code-named Ganymede. In this new version, Eclipse continues to build on its strengths and provides a richer user experience. There are several notable enhancements that are part of the Ganymede release such as changes made to the underlying UI toolkits, help systems and several Java development features.

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Eclipse plug-in developers will see several improvements in the plug-in development environment (PDE). Several new security related features such as digital signatures have been introduced to ensure that the Eclipse environment is safe.

The new features of Eclipse Ganymede Version 3.4 release will be highlighted in addition to a few case studies of some interesting use-cases for Eclipse.

M. Narsimha Rao, president of HYSEA, said "HYSEA is looking for opportunities to present to our members in the IT industry with the latest trends in business & technology. The present DemoCamp is a step in that direction and we believe our members will benefit from these camps."

DemoCamp is an informal format where Eclipse enthusiasts meet and demonstrate the work they are doing with Eclipse. The demonstrations could include research projects, Eclipse open source projects, applications based on Eclipse, or commercial products using Eclipse.

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