Monthly Archives: May 2014

Eclipse 4 RCP migration – how to avoid Plugin.getDefault().getPreferenceStore()

Today I got the question how to avoid the usage of Plugin.getDefault().getPreferenceStore() to access preferences as for example in: Plugin.getDefault().getPreferenceStore() .getBoolean(IPreferenceConstants.TEST); The solution is easy you can directly use InstanceScope.Instance, the underlying storage is the same. InstanceScope.INSTANCE.getNode(“com.vogella.eclipse.test”). getBoolean(IPreferenceConstants.TEST, true); I … Continue reading

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 3 Comments

User interface improvements in the upcoming Eclipse 4.4 Luna release

I recently crossed paths with my good friend Oliver Gierke from Pivotal, the company behind the the Spring framework. Oliver complains since a while about the Eclipse 4 IDE user interface experience. His complains could be summerized by the following … Continue reading

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 10 Comments

Generics, Eclipse, JFace, and Google Summer of Code

Greeting readers, My name is Jeanderson Candido, I am undergrad in Computer Science at Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil, and I will be writing about the cool things we are doing to the Eclipse project in the 10th edition … Continue reading

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LanguageTool

The mission of vogella is to provide everyone with developer knowledge in plain simple English whether by online tutorials, books or training materials. Improving the text quality is a constant endeavour. It has to be done, because flawed texts become hard … Continue reading

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Eclipse Bugzilla new favicon

Yeah! Eclipse Bugzilla got an Eclipse flavored favicon. See Bug report. This helps to get your tabs organized if you happen to have Bugs and Eclipse pages open.

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 3 Comments

Welcome Sopot Cela as a new eclipse.platform.ui Committer

I would like to welcome Sopot and new platform.ui committer. See the message on the platform.ui mailing list.

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