New Java index now used in Eclipse 4.7 for caching JAR information

Stefan Xenos from Google reports that the JDT index is being used as a cache for the majority of .jar file access. This should significantly speed up the usage of the Eclipse Java tooling.

Please download the latest I-Build from http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/ and follow Stefan instructions to report remaining UI freezes in the Java tooling. Good test candidates are large Eclipse workspaces with ton of projects and dependencies.

About Lars Vogel

Lars Vogel is the founder and CEO of the vogella GmbH and works as Eclipse and Android consultant, trainer and book author. He is a regular speaker at international conferences,

He is the primary author of vogella.com. With more than one million visitors per month this website is one of the central sources for Java, Eclipse and Android programming information.

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