Monthly Archives: November 2009

Poll results for -consoleLog as default option for new runtime configuration

Update -console will be standard in Eclipse 3.6 – Curtis Windatt did apply the patch from Bug report The result for Poll – Default launch configuration for Eclipse plugin / RCP development are in. In total we had 88 reponses. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Eclipse Democamp in the Bay Area

A Eclipse Demo camp is coming to the Bay Area on Dec 2, Wed, 5-9pm in the Cisco building, 510 McCarthy Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035 The current program looks like the following: Michael Enescu (Cisco Open Source CTO) – Introduction … Continue reading

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Getting the Eclipse source code via Git

Eclipse recently started to provide Git mirrors of the cvs repositories.You find the location of the Git repository on the following website Eclipse Git repositories. If you have the git commad line tools installed (Ubuntu: sudo apt-get git-core) you can … Continue reading

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Poll – Default launch configuration for Eclipse plugin / RCP development

Eclipse shows errors during a launch via the log views in both the host and the target system and on the file system. In addition the developer can specify the flag “-consoleLog” in the launch configuration so see potential error … Continue reading

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Fresh (and free) icons for applications

I always use the Eclipse icons for my applicatons. Recently one of my users complainted that my icons look “oldisch”…. I quick call for help via twitter returned the following sites which provide free and fantastic looking icons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Crystal_Clear http://www.famfamfam.com … Continue reading

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Profiling Eclipse RCP applications with Eclipse TPTP

I believe approx. one or two years ago I tried to profile an Eclipse RCP application with the Eclipse TPTP project. I believe at this point in time profiling an RCP application with TPTP was not possible. I learned from … Continue reading

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Disassemble Java class files via javap

Today I received the question how someone could see the Java code for a Java class file. You can disassemble the Java byte code via the command line tool javap. Lets assume you have this tiny Java class Test.java Compile … Continue reading

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Quicksort in Scala

Scala allows to define very short and precise the intension of the programmer. To demonstrate this I use Quicksort as an Example. The following is an implementation of quicksort in Scala. And a little test To learn more about Scala … Continue reading

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Eclipse RCP – Removing the minimize and maximize buttons from Views

I got the question how someone could remove the maximize and minimize buttons from a view in an Eclipse RCP application. To archive this I know two ways. Either set the layout to fixed in initialLayout() in Perspective.java Or use … Continue reading

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