Category Archives: Screenshots

Run Eclipse IDE on One Version of Java, but Target Another

The Eclipse IDE for Java™ Developers (and the other Java developer variants) is itself a Java application that’s used to build Java applications. That relationship can be a bit weird to wrap your brain around. Written almost entirely in Java, the Eclipse … Continue reading

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Java 9 module-info Files in the Eclipse IDE

Update: Note that as of October 11/2017, Java 9 is 100% supported “out of the box” by Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; Java 9 can be used to run your Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition, and can be used to build Java … Continue reading

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Eclipse Platform on Java 9 b118

Update: Note that as of October 11/2017, Java 9 is 100% supported “out of the box” by Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; Java 9 can be used to run your Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition, and can be used to build Java … 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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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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Just Drag and Drop to Install

The Eclipse Marketplace is a pretty cool bit of software. It provides a great place for organizations and individuals to make their software available to the community. Even cooler, however, is the Eclipse Marketplace Client which lets you browse the … Continue reading

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Eclipse Key Binding: Select Enclosing Element

Here’s a Eclipse command that’s pretty handy: Select Enclosing Element  (key binding: Shift+Alt+Up on Linux). Every time you hit the key combination, it expands the selection to the enclosing element. In this example, it starts with the method selector, and expands … Continue reading

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