Tag Archives: Plugin

Eclipse Papercut #5 – Getting external libraries as bundles

Explains why Eclipse Plugins are improving the definition of the external API and how to get prepared Eclipse plugins via the Springsource bundle repository. Continue reading

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Create your first Eclipse e4 application

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4. Eclipse released on the 29 July 2009 the tech preview version 0.9 of Eclipse e4, which can be downloaded here. I wasn’t able to find a description how … Continue reading

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TweetHub – Eclipse ECF Twitter client

Eclipse ECF is a framework for supporting the development of distributed Eclipse-based tools and applications. With the Galileo release Eclipse ECF provides also a nice Twitter client TweetHub. TweetHub is an Eclipse RCP application for communicating with Twitter. It took … Continue reading

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Deprecate certain extension points to guide developers?

Given the discussion about E4 and the evolution of Eclipse I’m wondering if it would make sense to flag certain Eclipse extension points as deprecated and add a warning to the PDE tooling if someone uses these extension points. This … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #3 – Plugin to find unused methods

In this episode of Eclipse Papercuts we will look at how we can analyse our own code to find “dead” code in your projects. We will write a plug-in to find methods which are not called (within the workspace). Of … Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #2 – Changing Eclipse subversive default behavior

How to modify the Eclipse source code Continue reading

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Eclipse Papercut #1 – The annoying creation of the project package

Extending the Eclipse Package Explorer to create a project specific package. Continue reading

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Eclipse RCP File browser

Eclipse RCP allow you to create easily utility programs. Lets for example create a mini-file browser which will open a folder / file if you double-click the selection via the standard program. To create a RCP based file browser create … Continue reading

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Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application

To use the the Eclipse Plug-in Spy in your Eclipse RCP application include the plug-in org.eclipse.pde.runtime into your application.

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