Category Archives: Hackathon

The source for the Eclipse Project Handbook is in AsciiDoc format (rendered using Asciidoctor via Maven), and includes embedded Graphviz graph descriptions (which are rendered into embedded images). Proofing those images is a bit of a pain: it requires that … Continue reading

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Swing by to Talk about SWT and JavaFX

Eclipse SWT support for GTK3 has improved dramatically since the Eclipse Mars release: the latest milestone and nightly builds work and look great on my Fedora 22 box. There’s still some work to do, but the progress since Mars is … Continue reading

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Let’s Treat Eclipse Neon More Like a Product

It always comes as a surprise to people when I tell them that we at the Eclipse Foundation don’t consider anything that we distribute to be a product. It’s a surprise, because basically everybody in the world thinks that the … Continue reading

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Ctrl+1 in the Eclipse XML Editor

The XML Editor is included in several of the Eclipse IDE downloads. It has two view modes: in design mode, you can edit your XML as a tree; in source mode, you edit as text. By default, it opens in … Continue reading

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Platform and Java development tools at the EclipseCon Europe Hackathon

We have a handful of committers from the Eclipse Platform and Java development tools (JDT) projects ready to help you fix bugs at the EclipseCon Europe 2015 Hackathon. Dani Megert (Eclipse Platform and JDT), Noopur  Gupta (JDT UI committer), and Olivier … Continue reading

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Common Build Infrastructure at the EclipseCon Europe 2015 Hackathon

The Common Build Infrastructure (CBI) is an Eclipse project that provides a collection of build technology, infrastructure, and practices for building Eclipse software. If you’re building Eclipse plug-ins, this is something that you need to investigate. CBI leverages Maven and Tycho to … Continue reading

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Create your Project Import Set up at the EclipseCon Europe Hackathon

Eclipse Mars has this great new feature that you may have missed: the Oomph Project Importer will configure your Eclipse workspace with everything you need to hit the ground running quickly. You can open this by selecting the Projects into Workspace … Continue reading

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