Author Archives: waynebeaton

Screenshot of the Week: Markdown Editor

You can edit Markdown, along with other types of wiki markup, directly in Eclipse. Here’s a screenshot of the Markdown editor in action: Note the “Preview” tab which will show you what the page looks when rendered. This support is … Continue reading

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Screenshot of the Week: Gradle Tools

We’re pushing hard to make sure that great tools for Gradle are included with the Eclipse Mars release. The following screenshot shows my workspace after importing the Gradle Tooling API using Buildship Eclipse Plug-ins for Gradle. The Buildship project is … Continue reading

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Great Fix Winners, Round Two

Sorry, I’m a little bit late with this announcement. We have three more winners in the Great Fixes for Mars Skills Competition. In no particular order: Snjezana Peco contributed a couple of Great Fixes, but I’ll focus on the patch provided … Continue reading

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Toggle Line Numbers in Eclipse

I’ll admit that I’m dumbfounded by how much people care about whether line numbers are on or off by default in Eclipse. Put the cursor into the gutter area to the left of the editor and right-click to bring up the … Continue reading

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Great Fixes for Mars Winners Part I

A Great Fix is a contribution provides a significant improvement in the Java development experience using Eclipse. Special consideration will be given to performance or stability improvements, and patches that improve the user experience. To qualify, a fix needs to be … Continue reading

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Nested/Hierarchical view of projects

From the Eclipse 4.5M5 New and Noteworthy documentation: The Project Explorer now provides the ability to view the projects in a hierarchical (a.k.a. nested) form. For modular projects, this allows to have your Project Explorer mapping more closely the organization … Continue reading

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Eclipse N!

The Eclipse Planning Council—with help from the community—is trying to sort out the name for our eleventh named simultaneous release in 2016. We had some trouble with the first set of names that we selected, and so we’re into the … Continue reading

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