Category Archives: Eclipse

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Substring code completion in Eclipse JDK

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

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 5 Comments

POM-less Tycho builds for structured environments

With Tycho 0.24 POM-less Tycho builds where introduced. That approach uses convention-over-configuration to reduce the number of redundant information for setting up a Tycho build. In short, that means you don’t need to create and maintain pom.xml files for bundle, … Continue reading

Posted in Dirk Fauth, Eclipse | 6 Comments

Make Retrofit ready for usage in OSGi

Retrofit is a really great library for addressing  REST APIs. It is often used for Android apps, because it is really lightweight and easy to use. I’d also love to use this library for my Eclipse 4 RCP applications, so … Continue reading

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Contributing to the Eclipse IDE – Second edition available as paper book and also as free download

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.

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Git statistics from Eclipse Platform.UI in September 2015

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

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 2 Comments

Eclipse Neon and Saneclipse adding full screen mode for Eclipse

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

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 5 Comments

vogella GmbH joins the Eclipse Foundation

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

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 3 Comments

Saneclipse now with keybindings to increase / decrease editor font size

Based on the work of Mickael Istria we added shortcuts for increasing and decreasing the editor font size to Saneclipse. Install the latest version from https://dl.bintray.com/vogellacompany/saneclipse/ and enjoy Ctrl++ or Ctrl+- for changing the font size. We hope to integrate … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Eclipse, Lars Vogel | 1 Comment

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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