Eclipse Neon: Clean Sheet Update

Clean Sheet Update for Eclipse Neon

In celebration of the latest Eclipse release, we provide a Clean Sheet Update for Eclipse Neon. Congratulations and a big ... Read More
Ergonomic Eclipse Theme Easter Update

OS X Sprout of the Ergonomic Eclipse Theme Clean Sheet

Early enough to pass as an easter gift the latest update of our ergonomic Eclipse theme Clean Sheet comes in ... Read More
SWT ScrolledComposite Explained

SWT ScrolledComposite Explained

Like a friend of mine once put it, SWTs ScrolledComposite is a nasty beast. And to some point, I do ... Read More
Xmas Clean Sheet Eclipse Design Update

Xmas Update for the Clean Sheet Eclipse Design

Hohoho! Just in time for Christmas, there is a new feature update of the Clean Sheet Eclipse design. This post ... Read More
Clean Sheet Look and Feel Eclipse IDE

Service Update for the Clean Sheet Eclipse IDE Look and Feel

Roughly two weeks ago, I published an introduction to the Clean Sheet Eclipse IDE look and feel, an ergonomic theme ... Read More
Clean Sheet Eclipse Theme

Clean Sheet – an Ergonomic Eclipse Theme for Windows 10 and Mac OS X

Clean Sheet is an ergonomic Eclipse theme for Windows 10 and OS X (see update info 2016/03/21). It has been ... Read More
SWT Look and Feel: FlatScrollBar Color

SWT Look and Feel: Customize FlatScrollBar Color and More

Recently I introduced a custom slider control useful for improving the SWT look and feel of more subtle view layouts ... Read More
Custom SWT Scrollbar

Sacrilege – a Custom SWT Scrollbar

SWT is a thin abstraction layer on top of native OS widgets. Which is a very good thing if you ... Read More
mouse-click

SWT Mouse Click Implementation

Doing a bit of SWT custom widget development lately, I stumbled across the question why is there no such thing ... Read More
SWT Display asyncExec

How to Safely Use SWT’s Display asyncExec

Most user interface (UI) toolkits are single-threaded and SWT is no exception. This restriction means that UI objects must be ... 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

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

A Simple way to extend SWTBot

SWTBot is an Eclipse project that enables you to write functional tests for SWT and Workbench based applications in Java. It ... Read More