Monthly Archives: June 2013

Eclipse Internationalization Part 3/4 – Migration by Dirk Fauth

In my last blog post I explained the new message extension added to the E4 tools by Tom Schindl and me. It is similar to the Eclipse localization mechanism based on OSGi NLS, but gets rid of the downsides of … Continue reading

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Sending events to e4 applications from outside of e4

e4 uses an event bus to let different pieces (e.g. parts) of an e4 application communicate. Architecturally, this leads to low coupling (doubleplusgood) due to the fact that the various pieces only need to know the event topics (String constants), … Continue reading

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Distributed Version Control with Git – Kindle book second edition

I finally managed to finish the second edition of the Git book for the Kindle. Compared to the first edition this second edition covered much more topics and it much more detailed. The Kindle pages have increased from 51 to … Continue reading

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Build the e4 tools with “mvn clean install”

We finally made the build for the e4 tools as simple as possible. Just can now build the e4 tools which a simple “mvn clean install”. For the exact commands, please see Building Eclipse tutorial. I think it is important … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code at Eclipse

I would like to introduce myself. I’m Hendrik and currently I’m participating at the Google Summer of Code this year with a coding project at Eclipse.org. The Google Summer of Code is a program by Google to motivate students (like me) … Continue reading

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SWT implemented with OpenGL in the Bling IDE

The cool guys at http://www.l33tlabs.com/ implement an IDE for game developers. They also in the process of implementing SWT with OpenGL and the result is pretty impressive. Have a look at this video: Pretty impressive. I hope they will make … Continue reading

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Moved to new vogella server – Again

Even though we only moved a short while ago to a new server we again migrated to a bigger server to avoid performance bottlenecks. We now moved from a virtual host to a relatively strong root server and have done … Continue reading

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Ubuntu: How to move an application which is displayed offscreen

I use several monitors and sometimes an application, e.g. an Android emulator opens off-screen. I use the following approach to move it back to the visible area: Use ALT+TAB to switch to the off-screen application Press ALT-SPACE -> this shows … Continue reading

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