Monthly Archives: June 2009

7 Paper Cuts in Eclipse

Ubuntu is currently running One Hundred Paper Cuts . This project aims to improve user experience by identifying 100 bugs that appear relatively easy to fix but that negatively impact user experience. I will try to do the same for … Continue reading

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Will this project ever get done? – Eclipse Nebula – Gantt Chart

A Gantt Chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a project schedule. The Eclipes Nebula project provides a powerful UI for displaying a Gantt chart. To use the Gannt chart you have currently to get the source code … Continue reading

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I like my trees filtered (Eclipse FilteredTree )

The class org.eclipse.ui.dialogs.FilteredTree is an easy way to filter tree elements. It provides automatically a text field for restricting the entries in the table. For example a simple application could look like the following. The following is a small description … Continue reading

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Eclipse 3.5 news and noteworthy

Eclipse 3.5 has been released today. To get an overview of what is new please see. Eclipse 3.5 – New and Noteworthy in the Platform, Equinox, JDT and PDE Eclipse 3.5 – New and Noteworthy in Eclipse WTP 3.1

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Eclipse RCP File browser

Eclipse RCP allow you to create easily utility programs. Lets for example create a mini-file browser which will open a folder / file if you double-click the selection via the standard program. To create a RCP based file browser create … Continue reading

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Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application

To use the the Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application include the plug-in org.eclipse.pde.runtime into your application.

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SWTChart in Eclipse RCP

SWTChart provides nice charts which can be easily used in Eclipse RCP applications. The library is not yet as complete as JFreeChart but have the advantage that they are directly implemented in SWT. To use swtchart in your Eclipse RCP … Continue reading

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Eclipse API changes from version 3.4 to 3.5

To see the API changes in Eclipse 3.5 compared to another Eclipse release you can import the relevant plug-ins Importing Eclipse binary plug-ins then right click on the project and select “Compare with” -> API Baseline Under “Add new baseline” … Continue reading

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Eclipse Galileo – Things I like

Eclipse is currently running a Galileo Blogathon. A good chance to get a free T-shirt…. 😉 The first thing I like about the Eclipse Galileo releases is that it does not dramatically change things. This makes is easy to keep … Continue reading

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