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Eclipse Sales Material


About the Eclipse Foundation

Joining the Eclipse Foundation


Different styles, file formats, and sizes of the Eclipse logo are available from Note that the PMS colour listed for the 2-colour logo, 187-2, is a process (4-colour, CMYK) colour, not a matte colour.

As of right now, there is a logo competition going on, on 99Design. However if you've lik to submit your logo for the new look for Jakarta EE, feel free to submit here: Jakarta Logo Submission

Leveraging Eclipse Web Sites

This presentation describes how Eclipse member companies can promote their commericial offerings via the different Eclipse web sites. [1]

Eclipse Days

If you are interested in planning an Eclipse Day or Eclipse Summit event, we have some guidelines, templates and sponsorship details on the Eclipse Day page.

Press Release "Boilerplates"

General Boilerplate

For press releases or other public relations materials that require a standard description of Eclipse, the following template can be used:

About the Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software. Eclipse provides extensible tools and frameworks that span the software development lifecycle, including support for modeling, language development environments for Java, C/C++, PHP and others, testing and performance, business intelligence, rich client applications and embedded development. A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups, universities and research institutions and individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse Platform.

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects. Full details of Eclipse and the Eclipse Foundation are available at
(111 words)

German Translation

Über die Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse ist eine Open Source Community. In ihren Projekten geht es schwerpunktmäßig um das Entwickeln einer offenen und erweiterbaren Tools- und Runtime-Plattform. Diese Plattform erlaubt es, sowohl Tools als auch Unternehmensanwendungen zu entwickeln, zu verteilen und über den Life-Cycle hinweg zu betreuen. Die Eclipse Technologie wird von einem großen Ökosystem unterstützt. Hier bringen sich neben den großen Software-Herstellern auch innovative kleinere Firmen, Universitäten, Service-Anbieter und Unternehmen aus den vertikalen Märkten ein.

Die Eclipse Foundation ist eine von Mitgliedern getragene, gemeinnützige Organisation nach US-Recht und stellt die Infrastruktur und Dienstleistungen für Eclipse Open Source Projekte bereit. Ausführliche Informationen zu Eclipse und der Eclipse Foundation sind unter erhältlich.
(107 words)

Linux Audience Boilerplate

For a Linux Audience, the following modified description can be used:

Eclipse is an open source community focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software. Developers can benefit from Eclipse’s popular Java/C/C++ development environments and test and performance tools. Eclipse also provides the frameworks for creating native rich client applications that run on Windows and Linux.
(50 words)


For press releases where a tag is required, use:

Tag: an open source community committed to implementation of a universal development platform

Press Releases for Community Review

Ganymede Press Release


Research Sites

BZ Media

Evans Data Corporation



Research Papers of Interest

Eclipse Community Survey June 2014

Eclipse Community Survey June 2013

Eclipse Community Survey June 2012

Eclipse Community Survey June 2011

Eclipse Community Survey June 2010

Eclipse Community Survey May 2009Additional Analysis

BZ Media Eclipse Survey 2008

Java Survey by BZ Media, December 2007

Eclipse Community Survey by IDC, October 2007

Third Annual Eclipse User Survey by Evans Data, September 2007

Java Adoption Survey 2006 by BZ Media, December 2006

Eclipse Adoption Survey 2006 by BZ Media, November 2006

Second Annual Eclipse User Survey by Evans Data, August 2006

Worldwide Adoption of Eclipse: The Framework Resonates with Java Developers in All Regions, August 2006

The Forrester Wave: Open Source Projects, Q2 2006

Developers Choice - Over 1200 Developers Rank the Top IDEs, Spring 2006

Second Annual Eclipse Adoption Study, November 2005

Training Promotional Strategies

Training Promotional Strategies

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