The Eclipse Europa release features a new set of tools for service-oriented architecture development and Web services integration. In particular it includes new modeling, SOA, data access, and testing and performance tools. The following articles delve into the specifics of each of those four projects.Eclipse Modeling Framework that supports service-oriented architecture (SOA) and other Eclipse tools. SOA Tools Platform, which is not ready for prime time development, but is ready for serious evaluation. Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP) focusing on the need for service-oriented architecture (SOA) implementations to establish links to multiple data sources. Eclipse Testing and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) has contributed choreography testing code to the SOA Tools Project and features new Web services testing tools.
This was first published in July 2007