Category Archives: Java

Java 9 module-info Files in the Eclipse IDE

Note that this post is not intended to be a status update; it’s just a quick update based on some experimenting that I’ve been doing with the beta code. It’s been a while, but I’m back to experimenting in Java 9 … Continue reading

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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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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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Running Eclipse Neon on a Custom Java 9 Image

I’ve started tinkering with the creation of custom Java binary runtime image files. An image file is a configuration of modules packaged up as a runtime platform. The default image contains, basically, everything that makes up the Java runtime. A custom … Continue reading

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Visualizing Java 9 Module Relationships

As I stated in an earlier post, I’ve been running Eclipse Neon on the Java 9 + Jigsaw builds for a little while and haven’t had any issues. I spent a few hours over the weekend tinkering with some modularity … Continue reading

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Eclipse IDE on JDK 9 Early Access with Project Jigsaw

The Eclipse IDE just works on JDK 9 Jigsaw builds. Continue reading

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Eclipse Java™ 9 Support (BETA) for Neon

I’ll admit to a certain amount of shame that it’s taken me this long to try out the Beta Java™ 9 support in Eclipse. It’s a work-in-progress, but certainly shows that progress is being made. Here’s what I did. I … Continue reading

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