Monthly Archives: July 2013

Leap Motion in Eclipse 4

The Leap Motion device is out! Great news for all who waited for it. For me as an Eclipse 4 enthusiast and a technology lover it was obvious to bring both worlds together. Controlling an Eclipse 4 application with gestures. … Continue reading

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Moving JFace to Java 1.5

With the Fix of Bug 395213 we moved the requirements of the org.eclipse.jface bundle J2SE-1.5 which enables the language features of Java 1.5 for the JFace bundle. But the enabling of the language features(e.g. Generics) also brought us the compiler … Continue reading

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Inject your JPA EntityManager into an Eclipse RCP application – Guest post by Nepomuk Seiler

Inject your JPA EntityManager The dependency injection in Eclipse 4 is really nice. However you cannot inject your EntityManager like in JavaEE6. Until now. The Gemini JPA project provides an OSGi service implementation for EntityManagers and EntityManagerFactories. A set of … Continue reading

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Working on the Eclipse 4 RCP book – Second edition

I’m currently working on the second edition of the Eclipse RCP book. The whole book has been completely reworked and everything is updated to Eclipse 4.3. The coverage will also be much more detailed and based on the feedback I … Continue reading

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How to run the unit tests of the Eclipse JFace UI toolkit

Sometimes your are not able to extend your application by plug-ins and you have to make changes to the Eclipse code itself. In this case you should use the existing Eclipse JUnit tests to validate your changes. I’m currently working … Continue reading

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Distributed Version Control with Git – Paper version available

As promised in blog post my “Distributed Version Control with Git” is now also available as paper version. Thanks again to my reviewer: Matthias Sohn, Dirk Fauth, Dariusz Luksza, Thanh Ha, Krzysztof Daniel, Stefan Lay and Dr Alex Blewitt. You … Continue reading

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