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JBoss Tools is a set of Eclipse plugins and features that can be installed from the Eclipse marketplace.

It represents a huge code base and is divided into bigger artificats that are called components. The component grouping of plugins and features represents major and independant functionnality: there is one component for OpenShift and another one for Quarkus for example.

So there are components that have been started a while ago as the JBoss Tools code base is quite old and other ones that have been started quite recently (eg Quarkus).

So there are components that are related to a technology that is not anymore widely used so the component code base is not updated at all.

Those components are candidates to be removed from the bits that are published with each JBoss Tools release.

So we decided to follow the following policy for those components:

  • such a component will first be declared obsolete but will still be part of the next Jboss Tools release. It will be listed as such in the release notes

  • then this component will be removed from the following JBoss Tools release

We think that let users react accordingly as they will have at least 3 monthes before the component is removed from the distribution.

So in the next JBoss Tools release (4.26.0.Final), we are declaring obsolete the following components:

  • WebServices

  • JSF

  • Seam

  • Batch

  • Visual Page Editor

  • Central installation

Also, as they were declared obsolete a while ago, we are removing the following components:

  • Forge

  • Livereload

  • Angular

  • JSDT

Happy to announce 4.25.0.Final build for Eclipse 2022-09.

Downloads available at JBoss Tools 4.25.0.Final.

What is New?

Full info is at this page. Some highlights are below.


Java 17 requirement

Java 17 is now a minimum requirement to run JBoss Tools. JBoss Tools continues to support running servers and applications with older Java versions.

Quarkus Tools

Improvement to the new Quarkus project wizard

The Quarkus extension ecosystem is composed of extensions that are part of the platform and the others. The Quarkus project wizard has been extended to allow exclusion of extensions that are not part of the platform.


Hibernate Tools

New Runtime Provider

A new runtime provider has been added for Hibernate 6.1. It incorporates Hibernate Core version 6.1.3.Final and Hibernate Tools version 6.1.3.Final.

Runtime Provider Updates

The Hibernate 5.6 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.6.12.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.6.12.Final.

And more…​

You can find more noteworthy updates in on this page.


Jeff Maury

JBoss Tools 4.26.0.Final for Eclipse 2022-12

by Jeff Maury on Dec 20, 2022.

JBoss Tools for Eclipse 2022-12M2

by St├ęphane Bouchet on Nov 23, 2022.

JBoss Tools 4.25.0.Final for Eclipse 2022-09

by Jeff Maury on Oct 17, 2022.

JBoss Tools for Eclipse 2022-09RC1

by Jeff Maury on Sep 29, 2022.

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