Category Archives: Eclipse

SWT GTK Bug Affecting Grep Console

If you are using Grep Console with Eclipse Mars on a Linux system, you might have faced a strange issue: In certain versions of GTK, the Manage Expressions dialogue is empty – or rather, it shows the tree node expansion … Continue reading

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New Releases

Over the past weeks I’ve made several bug fixes to Grep Console and Tail Console. In the case of Clippets, I’ve added new few features. Grep Console’s popup notification implementation is now also used by Clippets and therefore has been … Continue reading

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Eclipse, CMake and C++11

Getting C++11 to work with CMake is easy. Getting Eclipse to work with a CMake project is easy. Getting Eclipse to work with C++11 also seems to be relatively easy (there are plenty of guides on various wikis). But getting … Continue reading

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Eclipse 4.x tab font sizes in GTK

The Eclipse 4 branch introduced some notable visual changes compared to the previous 3.x releases, like a reliance on more whites than greys. While unexpected at first, most of these changes just take some getting used to. With the exception … Continue reading

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Default Window Sizes in JFace

The problem with pixels Default window sizes are a tricky issue. For a long time, developers liked to assume that all people had similar resolutions and screen sizes and simply hardcoded fixed pixel dimensions for all their dialogs. Some of … Continue reading

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