Joining the Eclipse Project Management Committee

I’m honored to join the Eclipse Project Management Committee (PMC) for the Eclipse Top-Level Project. See
Eclipse project charter for their responsibilities.

As Eclipse committer and project lead for platform UI and e4 my main goals are:

  • Attract and win new contributors and committers
  • Improve stability and performance of the Eclipse IDE
  • Enhance the Eclipse RCP programming model

To help achieving this my main work items are:

  • Cleanup the Eclipse code base
    Update the Eclipse code to new framework versions and Java versions
  • Simplify and automate the committer workflow
  • Review Gerrits as much as possible
  • Coach potential new committers
  • Simplify and enhance the UI exercise and the platform API usage

I always felt that the existing PMC members did support this work. Joining them is a great honor and I can hopefully help to enhance the Eclipse IDE further.

About Lars Vogel

Lars Vogel is the founder and CEO of the vogella GmbH and works as Eclipse and Android consultant, trainer and book author. He is a regular speaker at international conferences, He is the primary author of With more than one million visitors per month this website is one of the central sources for Java, Eclipse and Android programming information.
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