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=== Early Access===
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==== Downloadable Zips ====
  
For using Ganymede, download from (where??? ... or just use the europa and use the new update links?). Depending on how close you want to be to the bleeding edge, there are three ways to get Ganymede project updates. Point your Update Manager at one of these sites:
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The [http://www.eclipse.org/epp EPP project] provides zip bundles for the Ganymede release: [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Ganymede Packages]
  
* From the project's own update site, eg., [http://download.eclipse.org/modeling/emft/updates/site-interim.xml EMFT Interim Update Site]
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Or download individual zips from the projects' download pages.  
: This is usually the most up to date, but you'll need one URL per project.
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* Nightly updates from the [http://download.eclipse.org/releases/ganymede/staging/ Ganymede Staging Site]
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For a list of the individual project builds that make up each Ganymede milestone, see [[Ganymede/Signoffs]].
: Projects that have contributed new bits to the [[Ganymede/Build|Ganymede Build]] will be here. This aggregates all the per-project individual sites into one place.
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* Milestone releases from the [http://download.eclipse.org/releases/ganymede/ Ganymede Site]
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==== Update Manager Sites ====
: Once a milestone, the latest bits in the staging site will be pushed to production.
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There are three ways to get Ganymede project releases through the Software Updates mechanism.
  
You can also get early access to Ganymede zip bundles from the EPP [http://www.eclipse.org/epp/download.php download page], or download individual zips from the projects' download pages.
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First, install [[IRC_FAQ#Where_can_I_get_Eclipse.3F|Eclipse]] 3.4 (SDK or Platform Runtime Binary) from http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/. Then point your [[IRC_FAQ#Where_can_I_get_project_XYZ.3F|Update Manager]] at the [http://download.eclipse.org/releases/ganymede/ Ganymede Update Site]
  
===Milestones and Release Candidates===
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===New and Noteworthy===
  
These dates are subject to change. See [[Ganymede#Milestones_and_Release_Candidates | Ganymede Milestones]] for the latest full schedule.
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The following pages provide details of the new features and enhancements provided in some of the Ganymede projects:
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* [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.4-200806172000/whatsnew3.4/eclipse-news.html Platform, JDT, and PDE]
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/mylyn/new/ Mylyn]
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/development/news/main.php WebTools Project]
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/ecf/NewAndNoteworthy.html Eclipse Communications Framework]
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'''Note: Since Ganymede has been released as of June 2008, the information below is left for historical value only'''
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===Milestones and Release Candidate Dates===
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See [[Ganymede#Milestones_and_Release_Candidates | Ganymede Milestones]] for the latest full schedule.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:59, 14 August 2008

This page is for consumers of the Ganymede Simultaneous Release. Testers and early adopters should find this page useful.

Downloadable Zips

The EPP project provides zip bundles for the Ganymede release: Ganymede Packages

Or download individual zips from the projects' download pages.

For a list of the individual project builds that make up each Ganymede milestone, see Ganymede/Signoffs.

Update Manager Sites

There are three ways to get Ganymede project releases through the Software Updates mechanism.

First, install Eclipse 3.4 (SDK or Platform Runtime Binary) from http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/. Then point your Update Manager at the Ganymede Update Site

New and Noteworthy

The following pages provide details of the new features and enhancements provided in some of the Ganymede projects:



Note: Since Ganymede has been released as of June 2008, the information below is left for historical value only


Milestones and Release Candidate Dates

See Ganymede Milestones for the latest full schedule.

M2 Oct 9 Oct 20
M3 Nov 20
M4 Jan 11
M5 Feb 26
M6 - API Freeze
M7 - RC0
RC1
RC2
RC3
RC4
Ganymede June 25

Communication

Eclipse projects have three communication channels: a mailing list for developers, a newsgroup for users, and Bugzilla. Ganymede, although not a "project" per se, will use the same structure:

  • cross-projects-issues-dev [1] - mailing list for developers and releng
  • eclipse.simultaneous-release (TBC) - newsgroup for users
  • bugzilla (new & search) Eclipse Foundation > Community > Cross-Project