Tag Archives: Eclipse 4

The small details in life: the focus restore

This blog should show you a small, often overlooked, problem within Eclipse e4 and it should also provide you with a possible solution. The Problem Eclipse e4 has a lot of useful annotations and one of these is the @Focus. … Continue reading

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Sending events to e4 applications from outside of e4

e4 uses an event bus to let different pieces (e.g. parts) of an e4 application communicate. Architecturally, this leads to low coupling (doubleplusgood) due to the fact that the various pieces only need to know the event topics (String constants), … Continue reading

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Migrating plug-ins from Eclipse 3.x to Eclipse 4 – getting ready for Eclipse 4

To migrate your Views and Editors to Eclipse 4 you can choice to use org.eclipse.e4.tools.compat plug-in from the e4 tooling projects. This bridge was developed by Tom Schindl a while ago. To use this bridge in Eclipse 4.2 or Eclipse … Continue reading

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Running Eclipse 3.x RCP application on Eclipse 4

I updated Using the Compatibility Layer for Eclipse 3.x RCP applications tutorial with the latest information. The migration for your Eclipse 3.x RCP applcation to Eclipse 4.2 is now super easy. If you are using a feature based product configuration … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4 RCP training available

A few weeks ago I heard from Mike Milinkovich at the Eclipse Day At Googleplex 2011 that Eclipse 4.2 will be the basis for the Juno release and Eclipse 3.8 will be the last Eclipse 3.x release. I already gave … Continue reading

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WindowBuilder Support for Eclipse 4 Parts in Juno

I’m happy to see that WindowBuilder will support Eclipse 4 in the Eclipse Juno release. See Bug Report for details. WindowBuilder is a great efficiency tool for creating user interfaces and he adaption of Eclipse 4 will be much easier … Continue reading

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