Monthly Archives: January 2006

Eclipse SDK and Java 5

Every now and then, somebody asks a question about whether or not the Eclipse IDE supports Java 5. If you look at the 3.1.2 release notes, you’ll see that version 3.1.2 has been tested on Java 1.4.2 on variety of … Continue reading

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Souvenirs, Wearables, and Gifts

With Bug# 125649, Chris has suggested that somebody out there should setup an “Eclipse Store” selling Eclipse-branded merchandise. I think he’s suggesting that the Eclipse Foundation should probably do something along these lines; I thought that there might be something … Continue reading

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Waterfall 2006

I hope that everybody out there is planning to attend Waterfall2006!

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Eclipse in Motion: A four city tour

I’m gearing up fo the Eclipse in Motion seminar series. I’m running the afternoon technical session with assistance from some very experienced Eclipse developers. The format of the technical session will be very loose. I’m not planning to deliver very … Continue reading

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Discouraged Access

I recently got this question from a developer building Eclipse plug-ins: What should I do about classes with discouraged access? For example IAntUIConstants is “internal”. To start with, if you haven’t encountered this yourself already, here’s what it looks like … Continue reading

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Eclipse User Interface Guidelines: Now in Chinese!

Bobbie Wang and Cliff Liang have translated the Eclipse User Interface Guidelines article into Chinese. I obviously don’t have my browser configured properly, because it appears as a bunch of characters that look very little like Chinese (lots and lots … Continue reading

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Golly… updating articles is hard work…

Today I’ve been working through some of the outstanding bugs raised against existing articles in Eclipse Corner. It’s a lot of work, but most of the changes are relatively small things that are relatively easy to fix. It’d be nice … Continue reading

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