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Gerrit plug-in to update Eclipse Bugzilla for Gerrit activities

I big thanks to the Eclipse webmaster Denis Roy who fixed Bug 434811. This Gerrit plug-in updates Bugzilla bugs automatically with Gerrit and commit references. See the bug for details and for the ongoing discussion how to improve the message … Continue reading

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Honored to become Platform UI co-lead

It is a great honor to help in the role of the Platform UI co-Lead together with Paul Webster. Paul was in the past a great mentor for me and I’m very happy to continue to work with him. We … Continue reading

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NatTable context menus with Eclipse menus

In this blog post I will explain how to add context menus to a NatTable instance and how it is possible to combine menus configured via Eclipse Application Model with NatTable menus. It is based on the enhancements added in … Continue reading

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NatTable with custom scrollbars

When talking about styling a SWT control via CSS, one issue is raised quite early. The scrollbars can not be styled! Looking at a dark theme, the importance on that issue becomes obvious, as you can see in the following … Continue reading

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Welcome Sergey Prigogin as a new eclipse.platform.ui Committer

I would like to welcome Sergey working for Google as new platform.ui committer. Sergey is a very active contributor to several Eclipse projects and did recently the majority of the work to contribute the UI freeze monitor to Eclipse 4.5. … Continue reading

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Eclipse Git gets faster – UI freeze reporting activated by default in saneclipse

I love our new platform.ui UI freeze reporting in Eclipse 4.5 which was contributed by Google. Git in Eclipse gets faster soon, thanks to the amazing reaction time of Robin Stocker and Matthias Sohn and our new Eclipse platform UI … Continue reading

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Eclipse Dark Theme enhancement, Section titlebar can now be styled

Since the dark theme appeals more and more developers, it is even more important to deliver a great experience with it. One critical point concerning the dark theme were those bad looking gradient colors in the Section titlebars. For those, … Continue reading

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Eclipse Hackathon Hamburg, January, 23rd 2015

We like to announce this coming Eclipse event again, since this is such a great Eclipse community event. So please don’t miss the change to be a part of it. In Hamburg and its surroundings there are so many Eclipse … Continue reading

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NatTable Getting Started Tutorial published

I’m proud to announce that we published the Nebula NatTable – Getting Started Tutorial at vogella.com. It covers basic information on the background, installing and the architecture of NatTable, and shows how to get started with the first NatTable compositions. … Continue reading

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Book “Distributed Version Control with Git” published in the third edition

I’m proud to annouce that I finally managed to release the third edition of my Distributed Version Control with Git – Mastering the command line book has been released. The book has grown in size, it is 1/4 larger than … Continue reading

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