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Announcement: bnd and PDE cooperation
This article discusses efforts to bridge the gap between Eclipse PDE and bnd tools in OSGi development. There’s a move towards compatibility, potential merger of tools, and a call for community support and funding facilitated by the OSGi Steering Committee Chair. With many thanks to all who have already contributed fundings to this: Läubisoft, Smart City Jena, Faktor Zehn, Scheidt&Bachmann.
Faktor Zehn sponsors Eclipse development
We have always used the IDE Eclipse for development of and as a foundation for Faktor-IPS. Over the years, many bugs and small problems in Eclipse have been fixed and we look forward to all the improvements in every new release. But as it goes, there are always little problems that have to be discovered and fixed sooner or later …
Mixed Reactor Builds with Tycho
While Tycho aims to build PDE assets with Maven and do this job well, since Tycho’s first days, there has been a restriction when using so-called “Mixed Reactor Builds”. Find out whats behind that restrictions and how to deal with them …
Writing more responsive SWT/E4 UIs with the improved UISyncronize
UISyncronize is the recommended way for accessing the UI in E4 Application to decouple the code from the details of the underlying UI Framework.
But beyond simple use-cases some problems has arise with the existing approach
Using Maven Artifacts in PDE / RCP and Tycho Builds
Whenever developing a plug-in for Eclipse or building a RCP application or Equinox-based product with PDE+Tycho, there will be the need to include a third-party dependency which is currently not part of your target.
Using Directory Target Locations in Tycho
PDE supports different local locations besides the usual software site locations (aka P2 update sites)
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