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MyEclipse 5.1.1 GA Supports Eclipse 3.2.2 & Vi 56

Posted by Hemos
from the new-support-coming- dept.
RobK writes "The GA release of MyEclipse 5.1.1 is now available for immediate download and is compatible with Eclipse 3.2.2, Windows Vista. The release also includes an enhanced and professionally supported version of Eclipse WTP 1.5.3 with many MyEclipse improvements and bug fixes, as well as Fully I18N enabled. "
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MyEclipse 5.1.1 GA Supports Eclipse 3.2.2 & Vi

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  • Why? (Score:3, Interesting)

    by mwvdlee (775178) on Tuesday March 06, 2007 @11:53AM (#18250176) Homepage
    What does the commercial MyEclipse have, that the open source Eclipse hasn't?
  • by Bill, Shooter of Bul (629286) on Tuesday March 06, 2007 @11:55AM (#18250212) Journal
    He was referring to the fact that some company has taken Eclipse, slapped it on a box and charged a yearly "membership" fee as well as rebranding it "MyEclipse".

    The names a bit confusing to me. Isn't it more "MyEcplise" when its .. free? If I'm paying for it then I think its really "YourEclipse" that I'm just renting. Or maybe the My just refers to them in the first place.
  • Re:Why? (Score:1, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday March 06, 2007 @01:09PM (#18251286)
    What does the commercial MyEclipse have, that the open source Eclipse hasn't?

    It's not a buggy piece of shit like WTP is. Granted, MyEclipse actually uses components of WTP, just not the buggy ones (app server support for example, which is very important).
  • by anokun7 (941199) on Wednesday March 07, 2007 @11:44AM (#18262394)
    If I really need to pay for an IDE, then I would buy IntelliJ IDEA [http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/], Eclipse is good as a free tool, it is fantastic as a free tool, but I scarcely see it giving a run for IntelliJ IDEA as far as usability and features are concerned. Of course there is a plugin for everything in Eclipse, but that in my opinion just makes it that much complicated.... Even in free tools I see NetBeans getting far ahead in the long run against Eclipse. A recent Eclipse user.. and IDEA convert

People will buy anything that's one to a customer.