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gonsole weeks: content assist for git commands

While Eclipse ships with a comprehensive Git tool, it seems that for certain tasks many developers switch to the command ... Read More

gonsole weeks: eclipse egit integration

While Eclipse ships with a comprehensive Git tool, it seems that for certain tasks many developers switch to the command ... Read More

gonsole weeks: git init gonsole

For many developers Git has become the tool of choice when it comes to version control systems. Those that work ... Read More

How to manage Git Submodules with JGit

For a larger project with Git, you may find yourself wanting to share code among multiple repositories. Whether it is ... Read More

Efficient Code Coverage with Eclipse

There is a saying that a fool with a tool is still a fool. But how to use a tool ... Read More

Slim Down SWT FormLayout Usage

Always on the quest for efficiency I reconsidered the usability of SWT FormLayout lately. Although it is one of my ... Read More

Clean SWT Listener Notifcations with SWTEventHelper

Writing tests for SWT based UIs often requires to notify widget listeners programmatically. Unfortunately the code to create, initialize and ... Read More

SWT: Do You Know the Difference between Tree#select and Tree#setSelection?

Actually I did not, neither did Google and the API documentation seems to miss out one crucial point - which ... Read More

Using the AutoValue Code Generator in Eclipse

My colleague Moritz of EclipseSource recently came across Google Auto, a collection of Java code generators. AutoValue is one of ... Read More

A JUnit Rule to Ease SWT Test Setup

Rüdiger and I have written a lot of SWT test cases for our current RCP project lately. Most of the ... Read More

Responsive UIs with Eclipse and SWT

Recently I had the problem that my 'well-conceived' view design did not scale down reasonably. I realized that the flexibility ... Read More

Mockito Templates for Eclipse

Sometimes I miss the forest for the trees - and that for a disturbingly long time. I just became aware ... Read More

More Units with MoreUnit

Just over a year ago I wrote a post about working with JUnit in Eclipse. One of the commenters recommended ... Read More

An Introduction to the JGit Sources

JGit is a pure Java library implementing the Git version control system. It is an Eclipse project and started out ... Read More

Configure Your OSGi Services with Apache Felix File Install

A recent post about Managed Services reminded me of a feature in Apache Felix File Install that I found worth ... Read More

An Automated OSGi Test Runner

Among my fellow team members, I was known for notoriously forgetting to maintain the (JUnit) test suite. I just can't ... Read More