Practical Eclipse Plugin Development
Practical Eclipse Plugin Development
Real-world coding of an Eclipse plugin that contains a Groovy REPL (for real-time programming of Eclipse's IDE)
About the Book
This book contains the Eclipse related blog posts posted on Dinis Cruz’ blog at http://blog.diniscruz.com.
This is the fist draft release of this book, so please send your suggestions, criticisms, ideas or comments to email@example.com
Notes about current structure: The chapter structure is still being defined and it in a state of flux. Feedback is highly appreciated
- Leanpub book, originally based on Blog posts
- Change log:
1. August 2013
- Programming Eclipse in Real-Time (using an ‘Groovy based’ Eclipse Plug-in)
2. September 2013
- Opening up a native Chrome Browser window inside Eclipse (raw version)
- Injecting HP Fortify Eclipse Plug-in Views into HP’s WebInspect UI
3. November 2013
- SI Open Sources the Eclipse Plugin-development toolkit that I developed for TeamMentor
- TeamMentor Plugin and Builder v1.5.6 (Source Code and Eclipse Update site)
4. December 2013
- Installing Eclipse Plugin Builder, accessing Eclipse objects and adding a new Menu Item that opens Owasp.org website
- How to word-wrap a word without breaking it (when using bootstrap)
- Installing, compiling and failing to use DCE VM for Eclipse Plugin development
- Using JRebel to HotSwap new Static String fields in an Eclipse Plugin (without Eclipse restart)
- Adding and using new API methods, that are consumed by an Eclipse Plugin under development (without Eclipse restart)
- Groovy Script to create a view that shows the images available in the ISharedImages class
- Executing Eclipse Plugin JUnit tests in real-time without needing to restart Eclipse (with no mocking)
- XStream “Remote Code Execution” exploit on code from “Standard way to serialize and deserialize Objects with XStream” article
- How to create (using Eclipse) JavaDocs that looks good? (My current approach is not working)
5. January 2014
- Updating the GitHub repos for the 1.6.0 release of the Eclipse Fortify Plugin
- Saga to sign an eclipse plugin with a code cert
- Fixing Coding Signing issue where Eclipse Plugin didn’t install in Indigo
- Eclipse Groovy script to remove the ‘busy’ image from the WebBrowser Editor
- Viewing Eclipse and SWT objects (Workbench, Display and Shell) using Groovy’s ObjectBrowser and using TeamMentor’s Plugin ObjectBrowser
6. February 2014
- Creating an Eclipse UI to run AngularJS e2e tests using Karma
- XSS considerations when developing with Firebase
- Eclipse Groovy REPL script to sync a Browser with file changes (with recursive folder search via Java’s WatchService)
- Really SIMPLE and clean AngularJS + Firebase example
- Using AngularJS in Eclipse, Part 1) The Basics
7. March 2014
- Programmatically changing an AngularJS scope variable and adding Firebug Lite to an AngularJs app
- Why doesn’t Eclipse community stand-up more to IntelliJ?
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