Eclipse RCP – exporting for multiple platforms

In case you want to deploy a feature based RCP for more than one platform (with the delta pack): Do not forget to add the org.eclipse.rcp feature either as included feature to one of your features or add it directly to your product configuration. The org.eclipse.rcp feature includes all the platform dependent plug-ins and fragments… Continue reading Eclipse RCP – exporting for multiple platforms

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Using Eclipse SWT.SEARCH

After reading Prakash G.R. great blog posts (here and here) about the Eclipse search field I have submitted some updates to the algorithm search in JCrypTool. And noticed some additional things which are in my eyes quite important when using SWT.SEARCH. What happens in JCrypTool when using the algorithm search is that the Algorithm view… Continue reading Using Eclipse SWT.SEARCH

Integrating help in an Eclipse Rich Client Platform

Integrating help into an Eclipse RCP does not require a lot of work. Simply use the ActionFactory to add the help menu item to an existing menu in your ApplicationActionBarAdvisor class: IWorkbenchAction helpAction = ActionFactory.HELP_CONTENTS.create(window); // in makeActions(IWorkbenchWindow window) register(helpAction); // registration is required menu.add(helpContentAction); // add it to the desired menu And voilĂ , the… Continue reading Integrating help in an Eclipse Rich Client Platform

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Eye on EclipseCon 2009

EclipseCon 2009 is over, and it has been great! A lot of things to learn, and even more people to meet. This was my first EclipseCon, and it couldn't have been any better! Monday started with some great tutorials: Building Commercial-Quality Eclipse Plug-ins in the morning and Advanced Eclipse Rich Client Platform in the afternoon.… Continue reading Eye on EclipseCon 2009

Yet another XML Security Tools build

A new XML Security Tools build (I20090315175418) is available for download: http://build.eclipse.org/webtools/committers. This version contains a lot of changes and several bug fixes: Signature/ Encryption is now possible over selections or XPath expressions again (there has been a nasty bug which resulted into a WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR). All quick functionality is working, including the support for the… Continue reading Yet another XML Security Tools build

New XML Security Tools build available

A new XML Security Tools version (I20090307153956) is available for download. This version contains a lot of bugfixes and enhancements: – XML Signatures view is fully sortable. – XML Encryption wizard is much easier to use and provides more user feedback (error and information messages). The keys are now stored password protected in a standard… Continue reading New XML Security Tools build available

Eclipse XML Development Tools

Dave Carver has published a, yet inofficial, XML Development Tools Proposal for Eclipse. I think this is a great idea. Not only because it affects the XML Security Tools I'm working on. The Web Tools Platform is great, but personally I think its scope is too diversified. Developing Web and Java EE applications is different,… Continue reading Eclipse XML Development Tools

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My first look at Eclipse 3.5

There are always so many new cool features in a new Eclipse release. Sometimes those guys develop new features you never thought of, but can't live without them any more. Eclipse 3.5 contains a lot of new cool things. And since I do not check out every new milestone, M5 was the first look I… Continue reading My first look at Eclipse 3.5

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