Monthly Archives: September 2005

eBay SDK for Java and RCP

I’ve been looking into the use of eBay from an Eclipse RCP. The good news is that it works; at least, I’ve had some success. eBay provides a site for developers where you can get a software developer’s kit (SDK) … Continue reading

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WebTools 1.0 will support web services client generation into a plug-in

On September 15th/2005, I wrote about the WebTools Project (WTP) and some issues that I encountered while trying to create a client for a web service in a plug-in. It turns out that this support is in-plan for version 1.0. … Continue reading

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PHPEclipse and XAMPP

At the Eclipse Foundation, we tend to eat our own dog food. Foundation employees use Eclipse itself to generate content for the website (I can’t speak for individual project teams, but I’m pretty sure that most of them do as … Continue reading

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Draggin’ and droppin’ URLs

Yesterday, I wrote about the ability to drop URLs onto an SWT component. I’ll pause for a couple of minutes while you go back and review it… I found an entry in Bugzilla (bug #100095) that’s asking for the URLTransfer … Continue reading

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Integrating Firefox with RCP

I was asked a question today about whether or not Eclipse RCP can integrate with Firefox. The short answer is “yes”. The longer answer is “what do you mean by ‘integrate’?”. An RCP application can, for example, be the drop … Continue reading

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Who is using SWT?

If you’re using RCP or even Eclipse itself, you’re using SWT. So… who’s using SWT? Lots of folks are. Ian Skerrett gave some examples of folks using RCP (and SWT by extension) in an blog entry several months back. If … Continue reading

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Extending RCP beyond the desktop

I guess that the name “Rich Client Platform” should be a tip-off that applications built using RCP technology can extend beyond the desktop. Essentially… if you have a client, it seems that you should probably also have a server. Last … Continue reading

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