Category Archives: Eclipse

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vogella GmbH is looking for interested students to work in the Eclipse Open Source project

So much to do in the Eclipse platform project. We are looking for students enthusiastic about Eclipse to help us improve it. See Student – Eclipse Open Source development. Contact hr@vogella.com in case you are interested.

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Defining JDT code templates via the org.eclipse.ui.editors.templates extension point

I recently had again the need to define new Java code templates via a plug-in so that they can be easily shared among a group of developer. I finally took the time to document it, seeAdding code templates to the … Continue reading

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Ignore whitespace changes in Eclipse Git blame

I recently learned that Eclipse GIt can ignore whitespaces changes in its blame annotations.  To enable blame annotation in Eclipse click on your editor border and select “Show Annotations”. To ignore whitespae changes this select Preferences > Team > Git, Ignore whitespace … Continue reading

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Migration to JUnit 4

When you’re facing the issue to migrate your JUnit 3 tests to JUnit 4, it can be very annoying, because of course you all have a lot of tests. In general it is a mindless task to migrate things that … Continue reading

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Automatic error reporting for the Eclipse IDE

Our friends from codetrails have developed an awesome tool to automatically report any error in the Eclipse IDE to the relevant Eclipse project. If you want to improve our IDE experience in the future I highly recommend installing this tool … Continue reading

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vogella GmbH strengthens their Eclipse platform and IDE development commitment

It is amazing how many quality contributions we received over the last months in the Eclipse platform project. For example 50 different people contributed source code to the Eclipse platform.ui project in the last 6 months. I’m proud to say … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4.5 (Mars) requires Java 7

FYI: Our Eclipse 4.5 (Mars) release requires Java 7. I think these are great news. See Eclipse PMC wiki for details.

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Final evaluation of JFace project on Google Summer of Code 2014

Hi everyone, It has been a while since my last post entry. We had a lot of work to do to move our project to an acceptable state. In this post, I would like to give you an overview of … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #15 – Simplified access to the structured selection of Viewer

Eclipse Mars will make access to the structured selection of a StructuredViewer easier. So instead of: ISelection selection = combo.getSelection(); IStructuredSelection sel = (IStructuredSelection) selection; You can write IStructuredSelection sel = combo.getStructuredSelection(); Not a big one, but one of the … Continue reading

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Eclipse Science

Every programmer knows that the Eclipse Rich Client Platform has been designed to build the popular Java IDE that can be enhanced for many more programming languages and is often used internally in business software to manage customers and products. So it boils down to just integrated development … Continue reading

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