The Eclipse Theia Project Update 2023

January 8, 2024 | 2 min Read

2023 has been an extraordinary year for the Eclipse Theia project, marked by significant community advancements and key feature enhancements such as the improved startup performance, the introduction of Remote SSH Support, and the addition of Notebook Editor support. In this article, we delve deep into the latest advancements and undertakings in the Theia project and its surrounding ecosystem.

For those new to Eclipse Theia, It is the next-generation platform for building IDEs and tools for the web or desktop, based on modern state-of-the-art web technologies. For more details, please refer to this article and visit the Theia website.

In our talk at TheiaCon 2023, we provided a comprehensive summary about news and noteworthy in Eclipse Theia project and its surrounding ecosystem, the full recording of our talk is available below

In the talk, we summarize important feature developments of the last year, including Remote SSH support, the new TestAPI, the Notebook Editor support, the massively improved start-up performance and the support for multiple extension registries. We also look at the future and introduce ongoing developments such as Backendless Theia and the upcoming collaboration support. Finally, we take a look at the ecosystem, the community and its growth over the last year. Whether you’re a current contributor, a prospective adopter, or simply curious about what’s next for Theia, this talk is your gateway to becoming well-acquainted with the pulse of the ecosystem.

If you are interested in building custom tools or IDEs based on Eclipse Theia, EclipseSource provides consulting and implementation services for Eclipse Theia as well as for web-based tools in general. Furthermore, if you want to extend Theia with features such as the toolbar or the test framework, EclipseSource provides sponsored development for Theia, too. Finally, we provide consulting and support for hosting web-based tools in the cloud. Get in contact with us to discuss your use case!

Jonas, Maximilian & Philip

Jonas Helming, Maximilian Koegel and Philip Langer co-lead EclipseSource. They work as consultants and software engineers for building web-based and desktop-based tools. …