Monthly Archives: July 2009

Deprecate certain extension points to guide developers?

Given the discussion about E4 and the evolution of Eclipse I’m wondering if it would make sense to flag certain Eclipse extension points as deprecated and add a warning to the PDE tooling if someone uses these extension points. This … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #4 – Modifying Eclipse PDE default launch configuration

Explains how to change the default PDE launch configuration. Demonstrates how to get and modify Eclipse PDE code. Continue reading

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Hello Planet Eclipse,

My blog posts are now aggregated on Planet Eclipse and I want to follow the ancient tradition of introducing myself. I try to help others to learn the Eclipse platform by providing Eclipse Tutorials, for example about Eclipse RCP. More … Continue reading

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Java Performance with Strings and StringBuilder

Strings are very frequently used in Java programs. This blog post tries to explain what a programmer needs to consider from a performance point of view. It will also explain in what situations you should use StringBuilder instead of String. … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #3 – Plugin to find unused methods

In this episode of Eclipse Papercuts we will look at how we can analyse our own code to find “dead” code in your projects. We will write a plug-in to find methods which are not called (within the workspace). Of … Continue reading

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Eclipse Activities – Hide / Display certain UI elements

Use Eclipse Activities (org.eclipse.ui.activities) to restrict your ui. Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #2 – Changing Eclipse subversive default behavior

How to modify the Eclipse source code Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #1 – The annoying creation of the project package

Extending the Eclipse Package Explorer to create a project specific package. Continue reading

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The Servlet within – Servlet creates Javascript coding

The following explains how to create Javascript output with a servlet and how to include this Javascript into a static HTML page. The generated Javascript code will again write some text into the HTML pages. For this tutorial you need … Continue reading

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