Keep one checkbox checked and your Eclipse update site installs can be maddeningly slow. At the Install dialog uncheck “Contact all update sites during install to find required software”. Could there be any tricks to publish a plugin in a way that dependencies never trigger contacting all update sites? Ending this tiny post with a […]
In the midst of web startups it’s too easy to miss the opportunity in non-web environments. Python and Java are still strong candidates for your next startup frontend. As long as one gets the distribution and business behind the product right. Success stories like MineCraft keep popping up from time to time. Behind the scenes […]
I’m happy to announce the availability of BPMN2 Modeler update site supporting Indigo! Update site URL: http://codehoop.com/bpmn2/ It’s an update site, not a website! See https://github.com/imeikas/BPMN2-Editor-for-Eclipse/wiki for the website. In addition to fixing the code to support Indigo, also Graphiti framework was upgraded from 0.7.0 to 0.8.0. Update includes a few other minor tweaks, nothing […]
Had a few spare minutes yesterday to move the eclipse word wrap plugin from sourceforge to github. While on it also added keyboard shortcut so you can switch on-off the wrapping using Ctrl+Alt+W (M1,M3+W in “Eclipse Language”). Trust me, it’s a useful plugin : ) Latest version can be installed from the update site: http://ahtik.com/eclipse-update/ […]
Soon to be released jBPM5.1 is getting a new addition to its product suite – visual editor for the BPMN2 language. This was somewhat inevitable as the jBPM workflow engine moves to BPMN2.0 with the version 5 and hacking together xml files without visual guidance can be.. hmm.. less fun. For a quick background, BPMN […]
Dear Eclipse GSoC students and mentors, Please make sure your survey is filled in latest for tomorrow, July 16th 19.00 UTC. See http://socghop.appspot.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2010/timeline for details. .. and have fun! : ) Feel free to contact me or any of the program admins in case of any troubles!
We prepared a small pdf flyer to promote Eclipse DemoCamp taking place in Tallinn, Estonia. See Eclipse DemoCamp Tallinn/Estonia website for event details! Direct link to flyer: Eclipse DemoCamp Tallinn PDF Flyer. Feel free to share!
Yesterday (October 15th, 2009) IntelliJ announced open-sourcing most of its IDEA editor under Apache 2.0 license. Inevitable for growth At some perspective this has been an inevitable move — code editors have turned into big platforms. They are used for much more than developing pure text-based artifacts. To remain competitive you need to allow the […]
Great news for Eclipse community and SimpleDB fans — Amazon AWS team released Amazon SimpleDB Management tool that is built on top of Eclipse Datatools! SimpleDB Management in Eclipse lets you access SimpleDB to create, edit and view domains, items and attributes without writing a single line of code. Additionally you can use SQL Scrapbook […]
99.99% times I do not like to re-post youtube video links but this time I just have to spread some genius rework of a music video. And what’s more — song title is “Total Eclipse of the Heart”. So let’s use the video to find some out-of-the-box inspiration for our Eclipse platform future! Thanks for […]