Tag Archives: PDE

Eclipse Papercut #7 – Adding the PDE Plugin creation wizard to the Eclipse toolbar

Its been a while since I wrote my last Eclipse papercut blog entry. Today I demonstrate how to add the PDE wizard for creating new plugins to the Eclipse toolbar. I personally create plugin projects on a regular basis therefore … Continue reading

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Eclipse projects – The nature of things

Did you ever wounder what defines if a project is “pure” Java project or a Plugin project? Have a look at the “.project” file. This file contains the description of your project. It contains a XML tag “natures” where the … Continue reading

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Getting the plugin which defines an extension point.

If you are like me you still use the Search dialog for plugins to find the definition plugin of an extension point. I just realized that the Open Plugin Artifact Dialog (Ctrl+Shift+A) allows much faster access. I also added the … Continue reading

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Eclipse PDE templates – Your action is my command

The Eclipse PDE templates are fantastic to help people to learn the platform and to get oven the first initial resistence to start with Eclipse RCP or Eclipse Plugin development. Templates indicates to their consumers that they represent best development … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #4 – Modifying Eclipse PDE default launch configuration

Explains how to change the default PDE launch configuration. Demonstrates how to get and modify Eclipse PDE code. Continue reading

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