Tag Archives: RCP

Eclipse Science

Every programmer knows that the Eclipse Rich Client Platform has been designed to build the popular Java IDE that can be enhanced for many more programming languages and is often used internally in business software to manage customers and products. So it boils down to just integrated development … 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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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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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 Application Development – Paper book published

I’m happy to announce that the paper version of the Eclipse 4 Application Development book has been published. The Kindle version has also been updated. Whoever has already the “Early access version” for the Kindle should get an update soon. … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4 Platform Services Tutorial / Overview available

I created and re-worked a summary of the most important Eclipse 4 Platform Services, e.g. ECommandHandler, EPartService, ESelectionService and the EModelService: Eclipse 4 Services Tutorial I hope this helps. I’m pretty excited about Eclipse 4, developing Eclipse 3.x plug-ins or … Continue reading

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Eclipse Development – In which plugin do I find this class?

A common question for Eclipse Plugin or Eclipse RCP developer is in which plugin a certain class is included. A very easy way for finding this information is the Open Type Dialog (Hotkey Ctrl + Shift +T). Just look in … Continue reading

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Using Eclipse Templates to show off

Have you ever been in a software demo there the presenter was that fast with the editor that you were scared? He might have been using personal templates. Templates allow you to save a block of coding and insert it … Continue reading

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Eclipse 3.6M4 – Tiny nice things

I personally believe that little things make a difference. Eclipse 3.6 is going to be great for new (and perhaps also for experienced) plugin and RCP developers. Especially I like in the Eclipse 3.6M4 release: -consoleLog included per default in … Continue reading

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Re-using the Eclipse proxy preference settings in your Eclipse RCP application

The following demonstrates how to re-use the Eclipse proxy preferences in an Eclipse RCP application. Create a project “de.vogella.rcp.net.proxy” and select the “RCP application with a view” as template. Add the preferences command to your application. See Eclipse Preferences Tutorial … Continue reading

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