Timekeeper for Eclipse released

For the past two-three months I’ve been building a timekeeper plug-in for Eclipse to keep track of how much time I spend on each task and project. What started out as an experiment in using the latest Java 8 APIs, specifically DateTime…

OS X Eclipse Launcher 2.0 released

When the better looking Eclipse Marketplace was announced earlier today I got a nice reminder that I had forgot to announce the new version of the OS X Eclipse Launcher. It’s a fairly popular tool, currently ranking at 168 of…

Unit testing Eclipse RCP applications

There are different notions of what an unit test actually is. While most will agree that it is a test that verifies a pretty small part of a software system, we don’t all agree on how big a part this…

EPUB tools in Mylyn 3.13

I realized it’s been quite a while since I wrote about building electronic books using the tools in Mylyn Docs and figured it is about time I published an update. It’s been pretty quiet around this project. I’ve had a…

Heavenly bodies icons for Eclipse

It became tiresome not being able to see which version of Eclipse my OS X Dock icons leads to, so I quickly put together one for Luna and another for Mars using images picked from Wikipedia. On OS X one…