This page summarizes where this project is heading to. If you have suggestions or feature requests, you would like to see in future releases, feel free to either send senny or fred-o a message on github, or open an issue in the tracker.
Though emacs-eclim hasn’t had an official stable release yet, it is already quite usable for day-to-day (java) work. However, the project has now matured enough that we should soon make a baseline stable release.
Work on emacs-eclim has generally followed the principle of scratching one’s itch, i.e. focusing on the features that the authors needed for daily work. This means that there are several areas that are outright missing from the implementation:
Setting up eclim and emacs is not rocket science, but not exactly foolproof either. We need better documentation in this wiki and in the code. It would also be great if there was a help screen displayed in emacs assisting the user with setup, if for example the eclim installation cannot be found.
It would be nice to be able to run ant targets from inside emacs, although other plugins might accomplish this better.
The ability to execute maven goals from inside emacs. As with the Ant support, there might be other plugins that does this better.
Since both eclipse and eclim supports other languages than Java, we should be able to add support for: