Eclipse Che at EclipseCon Eurpose

EclipseCon Europe is almost here, and many Red Hatters are working furiously to make the show as valuable as possible for attendees. (We're partly doing it for ourselves as well, of course, because it's a great opportunity to get the entire Che/Theia community together.)  If you aren't familiar with Eclipse Che, it's is a next-generation cloud IDE and developer workspace server for teams and organizations. Theia is an extensible open-source framework to develop multi-language IDEs for the cloud and desktop using state-of-the-art web technologies.

The conference will be held next week on October 22–25 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Here's a rundown of what will be offered.

First, on Monday, October 22nd is the Che and Theia Contributor Summit, featuring luminaries from across the community. The day starts with sessions on Theia internals and customizing your experience with Theia, continues with presentations on how to deploy developer tools in sidecar containers and work that is being done to enable Che to run on any Kubernetes distribution. You can also take a tutorial to learn how to develop a plug-in for Che, including extending both the server side and client side. And that's just the morning.

After lunch, we'll hear about the experiences of community members who are extending the developer experience on Che and Theia with language servers, debuggers, and modeling and tracing tools. “Enterprise ready” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in the world of IT products, and the afternoon features a presentation on what a developer platform for enterprise application development should be in terms of security, scalability, reliability, and other features.

Finally, we end the day with collaborative community sessions sketching the future direction of both projects, before adjourning to the Eclipse Community Day meet-and-greet reception.

The conference proper runs from Tuesday (October 23) through Thursday (October 25). Here are some of the Che-related sessions and tutorials Red Hatters will be presenting:

The conference is shaping up to be a great week for the community. You can still register and attend. We hope to see you next week in Ludwigsburg!

Last updated: November 8, 2023