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Author Archives: Lars Vogel
I use Android Studio for Android development and its frequent popups for its tasks, made me realized that our Eclipse option to run jobs in the background is a real gem. After a short discussion, we decided to activate that … Continue reading
The WindowBuilder project had resource issues. I’m happy to announce that WB has now a working Tycho build. Simply clone the WB repo and use ‘mvn clean verify’ command to build WB. The result is afterwards located in org.eclipse.windowbuilder/org.eclipse.wb.releng.updatesite/target/repository WindowBuilder … Continue reading
Remember than people spoke about the tragedy of the commons for the Eclipse platform? I think it save to say that these times are over for Platform UI. I think we see in Platform UI the hard work we put … Continue reading
If you want to update your RCP application asynchronously you can use Java 8 CompletableFutures. For example the following starts an CompletableFuture and uses the getData method to read the data and calls afterwards the updateTable method. I would be nice if … Continue reading
I’m honored to join the Eclipse Project Management Committee (PMC) for the Eclipse Top-Level Project. See Eclipse project charter for their responsibilities. As Eclipse committer and project lead for platform UI and e4 my main goals are: Attract and win … Continue reading
As of yesterday yesterday in the Eclipse 4.6. integration build, we offer substring code completion by default in Eclipse JDK. This brings this feature known from the IntelliJ IDE and the Eclipse Code Recommenders project to JDT users and will … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that I finished the second edition of the Contributing to the Eclipse IDE book. To help with the contribution process, I decided to release this edition also as free download.
Last month our cleanup hero was Sopot! He delete the 2.0 compatibility layer plug-in. Developers with the most changesets Lars Vogel 42 (40.4%) Markus Keller 11 (10.6%) Simon Scholz 8 (7.7%) Dani Megert 6 (5.8%) Brian de Alwis 6 (5.8%) … Continue reading
In the Eclipse Neon build from yesterday you have the option to trigger a “Full Screen mode”. We added it simultaneously to saneclipse. saneclipse is a set of plug-ins to improve the user experience of the Eclipse IDE and can … Continue reading
On behave of the http://www.vogella.com/company/ I’m happy to announce that we joined the Eclipse Foundation. While our employees were already heavily involved with the Eclipse open source framework since several years, this step makes our company commitment official. We work … Continue reading