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Eclipse IDE Working Group at EclipseCon 2022 Community Day

Community Day at EclipseCon is returning to be in-person for 2022, in Ludwigsburg, Germany on Monday, October 24. Come and meet the Eclipse IDE community with other committers & contributors, and share your thoughts and ideas.

The Eclipse IDE Community Day page is at

This year we are joining with the Eclipse Platform and SDK user communities for shared sessions and camaraderie in a single agenda for the Community day:


Date 24 October 2022, Monday
Time 14:00 - 17:30 CET
Place Room Seminarraum 5


Schedule below, please propose topics and times, and we will adjust accordingly!

Eclipse IDE Working Group - Monday 24 October - 14:00 - 17:30 CET

Time Duration Topic Speaker/Moderator/Presenter
14:00 15 min Introduction, Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Communities' Members Mark Goodchild and Manoj Palat
14:15 20 min Planning Council Update Martin Lippert and Johannes Matheis
14:35 20 min Developer Funding Initiative Paul Buck
14:55 15 min Break n/a, break
15:10 20 min Update on Eclipse IDE related security topics, including Eclipse Marketplace Mikael Barbero
15:30 20 min Technology Showcase - A tool demonstration of PREEvision, a E/E-Architecture tool based on Eclipse RCP. Johannes Matheis
15:50 15 min Break n/a, break
16:05 20 min The experience of getting started on a Java project with different IDE's Karsten Thoms
16:25 20 min Free space! Ideas include: What's new and upcoming in Eclipse? Committer Experiences? Technology showcase? Sim Rel Release Engineering in Eclipse Platform Projects? Please see Manoj Palat
16:45 15 min Break n/a, break
17:00 30 min Forum Q&A Everyone!


Register for EclipseCon 2022 - no separate registration required for this session For steps to register, please see -

Join us on Monday, October 24, 2022 for a day designed to support Eclipse working groups and project teams. To participate in Community Day, register for an All Access Pass for EclipseCon, or register for a Community Day Only pass. The registration fee varies with the type of pass. The content is organized by the Eclipse IDE, Platform, and SDK community groups, with logistical support provided by the conference team. Community Day is open to everyone; you don't need to be a member of a particular working group or project in order to participate.


Suggestions for Topics:

  1. How to Start in Contributing
  2. Mentoring new Contributors
  3. From User to Committer
  4. Best practices in bug fixing
  5. Hot Topics in development
  6. Developer experience
  7. Moving to Java 17
  8. Procedures and processes
  9. Overview of SimRel
  10. Story: The move to GitHub
  11. Filing bugs: from Bugzilla to GitHub
  12. The new EclipseIDE site
  13. Community Communications:, Mailing List, Wiki, Slack, Discord, MatterMost, GitHub, GitLab...
  14. Eclipse IDE Projects review
  15. Interest recruitment for projects
  16. New Technologies Showcase
  17. Latest project updates
  18. Developer funding

Possible Formats:

  1. project update
  2. workshop
  3. presentation
  4. panel discussion
  5. walkthrough
  6. demonstration

Q & A

Please add questions for the Discussion Topics
Questions for the Community Day - putting the question here is optional, you can bring points to discuss in the session as well. (Please add your name against your item) Format

  1. Discussion Point - Person
  2. Discussion Point 1 - Person
  3. Discussion Point 2 - Person
  4. Discussion Point 3 - Person

Wiki page Help and Organizers

  1. Lakshmi Shanmugam
  2. Manoj N Palat
  3. Pradeep Balachandran
  4. Gerald Mitchell


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Past Eclipse Platform and SDK events

  1. Eclipse Community Europe 2021 (Virtual)
  2. Eclipse Community Europe 2020 (Virtual)
  3. Eclipse Community Europe 2019

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