Tag Archives: Eclipse RCP

Generic Eclipse 3.x views, editors and handlers with DI – by René Brandstetter

In this blog entry I will show you three independent features provided by Eclipse and OSGi which can work together to create views, editors or handlers via the Eclipse ExtensionRegistry but still use the dependency mechanism of Eclipse 4. Supersede … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4 RCP Kindle version available

I finally found the time to publish the Eclipse 4 RCP book also as Kindle version. Amazon USA: Eclipse 4 Rich Client Platform Amazon Germany: Eclipse 4 Rich Client Platform The other Amazon countries should also be available soon, please … Continue reading

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Using Eclipse Forms in Eclipse 4 RCP

During EclipseCon 2013 several people complained that Eclipse Forms is not available for pure Eclipse 4 RCP applicatoins. I hope it helps to migrate existing applications that Eclipse Forms has been migrate out of any Eclipse 3.x dependencies. See Bug … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4 tools update sites available from vogella

vogella provides Eclipse e4 tool update sites These update site are supposed to stay stable and are based on the official Eclipse e4 tools repository in Git. The idea is that you don’t have to search for the latest and … Continue reading

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Eclipse Secure storage of preferences

Eclipse allows to encrypt preference values via the plugin “org.eclipse.equinox.security”. The key/ value pairs will be stored in the file “secure.storage” in the folder “.eclipse/org.eclipse.equinox.security” of the user directory. Eclipse uses a PasswordProvider for encrypting the preferences. Via the extension … Continue reading

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Eclipse RCP Tutorial updated to Indigo

Just a quick note, I updated my Eclipse RCP Tutorial to Eclipse Indigo. Contentwise no big changes, but I tried to structure everything a little bit more, e.g. the first RCP example is used in several chapters and is also … Continue reading

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Eclipse RCP Tutorial updated to Helios

I’m happy to announce that I updated the Eclipse RCP Tutorial to Helios. Looking at the revision history I was (again) surprised that I maintain this tutorial since Sep. 2007. This time I made a full cycle; I tried not … Continue reading

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