Archive for the ‘Eclipse’ Category

Eclipse Timeline – Reloaded

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

In 2008, Chen released an Eclipse plugin called “Eclipse Timeline”, allowing to display time-based events using an ajax widget inside an Eclipse view. Unfortunately, while the plugin was released under a BSD-style license, he never released the sources.

I’ve taken the time an revamped the plugin based on current Eclipse 3.5 and Mylyn 3.2 APIs.

To install the current version, you can use the Eclipse Timeline update site.

Eclipse Common Navigator Framework in RCP Applications

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Eclipse is- amongst being an IDE and almost everything else- a powerful development environment for cross-platform rich client applications (RCP).

One particular feature of the Eclipse IDE is the framework for working with resource, more specifically the workspace resources. Michael Elder documented the Common Navigator Framework (CNF) in a series of articles in his blog.