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    Eclipse Project

    Reference: Eclipse Projects page About the Eclipse Project The Eclipse Project is an open source project of eclipse.org, overseen by a Project Management Committee (PMC) and project leaders. The work is done in subprojects working against Git repositories. The Eclipse Project Charter describes the organization of the project, roles and responsibilities of the participants, and top level development process for the project. The JDT and PDE are plug-in tools for the Eclipse Platform. Together, these three pieces form the Eclipse SDK download, a complete development environment for Eclipse-based tools, and for developing Eclipse itself. Eclipse Project DevelopmentRelease plans and other information about the Eclipse Project development process. DownloadsDownload the Eclipse SDK, Eclipse RCP, SWT, the Eclipse…

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    Open source software

    What is open source?

    The term open source refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible. Source: opensource.The term originated in the context of software development to designate a specific approach to creating computer programs. Today, however, “open source” designates a broader set of values—what we call “the open source way.” Open source projects, products, or initiatives embrace and celebrate principles of open exchange, collaborative participation, rapid prototyping, transparency, meritocracy, and community-oriented development. What is open source software? Open source software is software with source code that anyone can inspect, modify, and enhance. “Source code” is the part of software that most computer users don’t ever see; it’s the code…