Monthly Archives: September 2015

Welcome Tony McCrary as a new eclipse.platform.ui Committer

I would like to welcome Tony McCrary as platform.ui committer. Tony is the amazing guy behind the new Eclipse icons which look way better on a dark background. He has drawn these svg icons and created a Maven renderer to … Continue reading

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Welcome Jonas Helming as a new eclipse.platform.ui Committer

I would like to welcome Jonas Helming as platform.ui committer. Jonas was the driving force behind the migration of the e4 tools to platform.ui and uses his awesome Eclipse modeling and programming skills to improve the e4 tools and the … Continue reading

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Extracting Git statistics from Eclipse Platform.UI in August

I found the nice Git repo for the gitdm tool to do Git commit statistics. In addition the mr tool allows to extract logs from multiple repositories. Combining both let me extract the Git statics of platform UI relatively easy. … Continue reading

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Eclipse Activator startup sins – Tracing the startup time

Inspired by the Eclipse start optimisation by Alex Blewitt post, I traced my environment and reworked our Eclipse Tracing tutorial section to enable others to do the same. On my machine starting the Eclipse IDE (with only the SDK, XML … Continue reading

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Finding the correct Eclipse update site for the Eclipse development build

If you are using the latest Eclipse development build and looking for the correct update site, you can check the following Eclipse Project Update Sites wiki. Since a little while Eclipse Platform also offers stable links for its update sites … Continue reading

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