Author Archives: Hendrik Still

Generics for the JFace Viewer and the end of the Google Summer of Code 2013

Last week the final results of the Google Summer of Code were released. So I want to give you a brief update on my GSoC project and write a bit about my personal experience I collected within the GSoC. After … Continue reading

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Generics for the Combo-,List- and TableViewer

Currently the generic ComboViewer has been merged into the eclipse master branch and the changes for the List- and TableViewer are waiting for there reviews. In this blogpost I want to show you how to use this viewers with the … 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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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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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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