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Monthly Archives: July 2010
As you know the Eclipse 4.0 SDK is out. It also appears in discussions that some people don’t think Eclipse e4 is a good idea. Other people seem to like it. To help you to decide yourself I updated my … Continue reading
As you know the OSGi Framework enforces strong modularity. This also applies to native library code, e.g. a Windows DLL. To make your DLL available in the context of OSGi you have to use the Bundle-NativeCode section in MANIFEST.MF. For … Continue reading
After some time and effort mainly by Denis Roy and Bernhard Merkle the e4 git mirrors are working. You find the e4 repos listed Eclipes Git overview. EGit is also kind enough to be able to import all the projects … Continue reading
I had the pleasure to present Eclipse e4 on the Java Forum Stuttgart on the 1 of July. It was really nice to have lots of people showing interest. I also quite happy that the audience gave good feedback regarding … Continue reading
Susan F. McCourt created a new splash screen for Eclipse 4.0 via Bug report. I quite happy to see this change, after almost a decade of watching the old one it is refreshing to see something new. What do you … Continue reading
I saw this question asked several times, therefore I think a short blog entry might help in solving a common e4 launch problem. If you run e4 you need to include the declaritive service implementation into your launch config. If … Continue reading
If you looking for a list of cities and postal codes for certain countries have a look at http://www.geonames.org/. They also allow to download lists of postal codes. Thanks to Andrea Antonello for the tip via Twitter.
Frequenty you want to store static files in your bundle and load them from your bundle. For this you can use the following code, of course replace the bundle id with your version: [sourcecode lang=”java”] Bundle bundle = Platform.getBundle("de.vogella.example.readfile"); URL … Continue reading