Category: Eclipse

Eclipse dev Utils — open project/foler/file in system

Here is a small tool for opening resources in Eclipse in system navigator: https://dl.bintray.com/lausdahl/generic/ The source is at: https://github.com/lausdahl/eclipsedevutils

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Eclipse User Interface Guidelines

When developing Eclipse plug-ins it is recommended to follow the Eclipse User Interface Guidelines as described athttp://wiki.eclipse.org/User_Interface_Guidelines  

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Eclipse Adding License To Source Files

Eclipse provides a good tool for applies copy right headers to source files, it can also replace one ones if the file already contain a copyright header. The tool can be installed from the eclipse update site and is called:

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Eclipse arguments

Here is a list of arguments Eclipse, including both command line arguments and properties: http://help.eclipse.org/helios/index.jsp?topic=/org.eclipse.platform.doc.isv/guide/p2_actions_touchpoints.html e.g: Changing the default workspace path through a property. If the property is set in the VM then Eclipse will detect that during load: -Dosgi.instance.area.default=@user.home/Documents/DestecsWorkspace

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Findbugs plugin for Eclipse

Here is a nice plug-in to analysis Java code in Eclipse. It can detect known bad practises and known or possible null pointers, synchronization problems etc. Eclipse update site: http://findbugs.cs.umd.edu/eclipse

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Debug Eclipse SWT: SWTError: No more handles

To debug the SWT Framework a tool called Sleak can be used, it is provided by SWT itself. Link to a guide about Sleak  The tool can be found at: http://www.eclipse.org/swt/tools.php

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Enable Japanese characters in Windows and Eclipse

To enable the Japanese characters (Shift-JIS) the operation system needs to install the fonts. This is how to do it in Windows Xp: Install the fonts. This is done in the Regional Options under languages Select the Install files for

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Eclipse spy and shortcuts

Eclipse Spy: Enables you to get information about what kind of e.g. window you are looking at in eclipse. This is useful if you be your self are developing plug-ins for eclipse. To invoke Eclipse spy: alt + shift +

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