Monthly Archives: October 2011

Eclipse RCP updates with p2 got sooo much easier

Eclipse 3.7 introduced a new feature “org.eclipse.equinox.p2.rcp.feature” which makes updating an RCP application super easy. Have a look at Eclipse RCP updates with p2 where I describe a very basis setup which should get you started. I hope this helps.

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vogella.de has a new logo

I was trying to find a good logo for vogella.de for some time now. I started with some abstract figures but I think this is currently a bit overused as I see this a lot in current webpages. I wanted … Continue reading

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Running Eclipse RCP applications in the e4 compatiblity layer

Eclipse 4.x allow to run Eclipse RCP applications and Eclipse plug-ins which are created based on Eclipse 3.x. This is valuable as it allows you to reuse your existing code base and evaluate advantages as the live model and CSS … Continue reading

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How to fix your perspective in Eclipse RCP (and potentially a bug…)

A common requirement for Eclipse RCP applications is that the perspective should be fixed so that the user cannot change the layout, e.g. layout parts cannot be moved or zoomed, and the initial set of views cannot be closed. According … Continue reading

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Msisepllnig – October Challenge of the month and retropective

This month challenge is to proof-read my tutorial. I will try to find typos and correct them as fast as possible. My main focus for this will be on my Eclipse and Android tutorials. Last months challenge was a tremendous … Continue reading

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