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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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Introducing the saneclipse project

If you went to one of the software conferences in which the Eclipse IDE was presented it is not unlikely that you went to one of these sessions, called “JDT Kung-Fu” or “Efficient Eclipse IDE usage”. You also find lots … Continue reading

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Publish an Eclipse p2 update site at Bintray (via a shell script)

We at vogella GmbH recently started to use Bintray for the distribution of Eclipse p2 update sites. Bintray is a content delivery system which offers free hosting for Open Source projects. Bintray offers a REST API to upload content and … Continue reading

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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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