Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
If you are just interested in developing Web applications, feel free to skip this section. However, if you’re mildly curious about how Open Source projects get created, or you’re wondering why software vendors think it’s a great idea to give away millions of dollars worth of tools, read on.
WTP formally began life in the spring of 2003 as a proposal from IBM to Eclipse.org. At that time IBM was working on the Eclipse-based WebSphere Studio product family and had already shipped several releases of it. IBM proposed to contribute a core set of plug-ins from WebSphere Studio Application Developer. The ...