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Eclipse Platform on Java 9 b118

I’d taken a little break from testing Eclipse Platform on Java 9 Jigsaw builds. A few nights ago, I pulled down the latest builds of both and gave them a spin. I pulled down build 118 of the 64 bit … Continue reading

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Git Staging View

I’ll admit that I never bothered much with the Git Staging View before now, preferring instead to make all of my commits from the Commit dialog. The milestone seven (M7) builds of the Neon versions of the various Eclipse IDE … Continue reading

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Great Fixes from Till Brychcy

Our third winner in the Great Fixes for Neon skills competition is Till Brychcy. Till has used the Eclipse Java development tools (JDT) since 2003, and made his first contribution in 2013. In the time between the 2015 Mars release and today, … Continue reading

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Great Fixes from Nathan Ridge

Our second winner in the Great Fixes for Eclipse Neon Skills Competition is Nathan Ridge. Nathan made eighty qualifying contributions to the Eclipse C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) project. Nathan uses CDT both in his day job, which involves systems programming in … Continue reading

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Great Fixes from Eric Williams

Updating to GTK3 has been a bit of a challenge. While researching this problem earlier this year, I ran across countless blog posts, and forum comments from all sorts of open source project teams that were frustrated with their own … Continue reading

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Great Fixes for Neon

Great Fixes for Eclipse Neon is a skills competition. Flex your Eclipse development skills for an opportunity to win prizes and acclaim! A Great Fix is a contribution provides a significant improvement in projects participating in the Eclipse Neon Simultaneous … Continue reading

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Quick Access to Eclipse IDE Features

As Lars points out on the ide-dev mailing list, a lot of Eclipse IDE users aren’t aware of some very handy features, especially the one-feature-to-rule-them-all: Quick Access. In an Eclipse IDE, Quick Access will take you quickly to the feature you … Continue reading

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