Category Archives: Eclipse Development

Eclipse SWT drops GTK support of versions less than 2.10

Hey guys, I have some very exciting news on the GTK-SWT front. Finally, SWT drops support for GTK versions older than 2.10, which means that we will have cleaner code. I have started cleaning SWT from old GTK code, if … Continue reading

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SWT: Datetime Widget on top of Spinner [ Progress Report]

What is the problem with DateTime widget ? Datetime is an SWT widget that shows DATE/TIME/CALENDAR, so overall very useful widget! In current version of SWT  it looks like this: So as you might have guessed DateTime  is a Composite … Continue reading

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How to test Applications using Eclipse ? (Introducing my new book)

Application testing plays very important role in any development process.  After spending numerous hours on it, I have decided to put what I felt was important in to a short book, which is intended to help developers  to get  started … Continue reading

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How to setup ADT (Android Development Tools) on 64bit Fedora 17 ?

Quick Intro Yesterday I was excited to receive a task to install ADT for Eclipse and Android SDK on my machine , I thought it would be a “piece of cake”, so with a high level of excitement I have … Continue reading

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Eclipse Platform: Eclipse runs and is usable on GTK+ 3 [STATUS REPORT 20 NOVEMBER]

If you are passionate about SWT as development tool, you will be very excited to know that SWT runs on GTK+ 3 and it is usable! You have probably seen post, couple of weeks ago, that Eclipse starts successfully.  Today … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWT builds against GTK+ 3 (Status Report 30 October 2012). First look at ControlExample on GTK+ 3

As I have promised before, I’ll be making status reports on migration of SWT to GTK+ 3 more often from now. Couple of weeks passed, since I’v posted that we are moving with a good speed towards the goal of … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWT migration to GTK + 3.0 status report: August 2012 – October 2012

Finally, I have decided to give a brief update on where are we standing with migration of SWT from GTK+ 2.0 to GTK+ 3.0.  The reason why I didn’t do  “status report”  earlier is pretty simple – huge amount of … Continue reading

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