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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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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