Tag Archives: Eclipse4

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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vogella GmbH strengthens their Eclipse platform and IDE development commitment

It is amazing how many quality contributions we received over the last months in the Eclipse platform project. For example 50 different people contributed source code to the Eclipse platform.ui project in the last 6 months. I’m proud to say … Continue reading

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Less screen space waste in Eclipse 4.4

I’m really happy to report that we managed to solve Reduce whitespace usage in the default Eclipse themes . Such bugs are difficult to get agreement upon, as they are “opinion” bugs. I think the result is really good. If … Continue reading

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Inject your JPA EntityManager into an Eclipse RCP application – Guest post by Nepomuk Seiler

Inject your JPA EntityManager The dependency injection in Eclipse 4 is really nice. However you cannot inject your EntityManager like in JavaEE6. Until now. The Gemini JPA project provides an OSGi service implementation for EntityManagers and EntityManagerFactories. A set of … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #11 Updating Eclipse 4 RCP application with p2

I’m happy to report that with the help of Markus Kuppe we have created a detailed description how to update your Eclipse 4 RCP application with the Eclipse p2 API. See the Updating Eclipse 4 RCP applications tutorial for details. … Continue reading

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Dynamic menu contributions in Eclipse 4 – Guest blog by Marco Descher

While with the Juno Release, Eclipse 4 has become the new standard, there is still some functionality from Eclipse 3.x which is missing, at least when it comes to the developers view of things. With the upcoming Kepler release, however, … Continue reading

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Context functions in Eclipse RCP

Context functions in Eclipse RCP are powerful tools. They allow you to register for certain keys in the context and create objects for these keys lazily. I created a separate tutorial for them. See Context functions in Eclipse for details … 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 4 Vaadin renderer – webrenderer for Eclipse 4 RCP applications

For those of you looking for a multi-user web renderer for Eclipse 4 RCP application, you don’t have to look further: Vaaclipse homepage. Vaaclipse is a framework for building web applications using Eclipse 4 Platform and Vaadin. It allows to … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4 typical launch problems – by Lars Vogel

I receive a lot of questions which relates to problem with launching the Eclipse 4 application. I also see the same questions again and again in the Eclipse 4 forum. Therefore I created the following list to help you to … Continue reading

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