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About the ECF Project

ECF is a set of frameworks for building distributed servers, applications, and tools. It provides a modular implementation of the OSGi 5 Remote Services standard, along with support for REST-based and other types of remote services.

See the ECF Wiki for examples, tutorials, other documentation, as well as plans and efforts currently underway for future releases.

Next Release

[new]ECF 3.8.0 released on 3/10/2014..

See also ECF 3.8.0 New and Noteworthy

What's New

[Adarrow] March 10, 2014 - ECF 3.8.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.8.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] Jan 2014 - New Tutorial: Creating a RESTful Remote Service Provider

[Adarrow] December 2013 - New Tutorial: Building your first OSGi Remote Service

[Adarrow] November 2013 - Markus Alexander Kuppe demoed ECF's OSGi remote services at Democamp in Hamburg. The (few) slides of the talk can be found online at his personal blog. More importantly, the code of the example Chat app and server are hosted at ECF's github repo.

[Adarrow] October 2013 - Wim Jongman and Markus Alexander Kuppe presented at EclipseCon Europe 2013 in Ludwigsburg. The slides of the talk can be found on the conference session page: Discover Remote OSGi Services. The code of the example Chat app and server can be found at ECF's github repo.

[Adarrow] October 27, 2013 - ECF 3.7.1 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.7.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] October 16, 2013 - ECF 3.7.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.7.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] June 26, 2013 - ECF 3.6.1 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.6.1 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] March 10, 2013 - ECF 3.6.0 is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.6.0 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] June 27, 2012 - ECF 3.5.6 (Juno) is available on eclipse.org. See here for download. See ECF 3.5 New and Noteworthy

[Adarrow] August 2013 - Committer Scott Lewis has two new blog posts: ECF Kepler Remote Services take Center Stage and Article on ECF Remote Services in Eclipse Newsletter.

[Adarrow] October 2013 - Wim Jongman and Markus Alexander Kuppe are presenting at EclipseCon Europe 2013 in Ludwigsburg. The title of their presentation is Discover Remote OSGi Services

[Adarrow] Oct 08, 2010 - Markus Alexander Kuppe gave a one day tutorial about ECF remote services as part of OSGi Summerschool at University Hamburg. Slides can be found online (German only).