Java News from Saturday, February 19, 2005

The Eclipse Project has posted the fifth milestone of Eclipse 3.1, an open source integrated development environment (IDE) for Java. Eclipse also doubles as a base platform for your own applications, an alternative to the AWT and Swing, and a powerful floor wax and dessert topping. The main new features in 3.1 are Ant 1.6.2, quick fixes for serial version IDs, and some (still incomplete) support for Java 1.5. New SWT features in this milestone include:

Signifcant Java IDE enhancements include: