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Wed, 2013-11-13 15:02

Xtreme Eclipse 4: A tutorial on advanced usages of the Eclipse 4 platform

Now that the new Eclipse platform is more than one year old, advanced Eclipse 4 applications are beginning to surface and many more remain unseen within corporate walls. To keep you on the technical bleeding edge of what is happening and what will happen we will examine three important aspects of the platform development:

- Customizing dependency injection behavior with custom annotations

Thu, 2013-10-31 14:39

Delivering "native" Eclipse software packages

Everyone knows that SAT4J, P2 and Eclipse are written in Java, because of Java's overall greatness (and portability). However, the portability often means similar behaviour on different platforms, which is great for many, many things, but not for the installation management.

Users expect software to be installed in a "native" way, using system installers. It is pretty easy to build a "working" solution, but getting a right solution was nearly impossible, mostly due to the number of possible interferences between P2 and the native installer.

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