christian hagersoftware engineer

Hi and welcome to my blog. My name is Christian Hager and I am working as a software engineer at factorIS GmbH located in L√ľneburg, Germany. I blog about software engineer, technology, gadgets and a lot more.

Creating durable folders in perspectives

When creating an IFolder in a pespective of an Eclipse RCP or RAP application using IFolderLayout folder = layout.createFolder(“de.nordiccoding.myfolder”, IPageLayout.TOP, 0.5f, editorArea); the default behaviour of the folder is to hide the folder once the last view in it has been closed. Unfortunately in many cases this is not the desired behaviour. But where there’s […]

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Deploying RAP to Windows Azure

Since I recently deployed my first application to Microsoft’s Cloud Services-Platform Windows Azure I wanted to share the steps taken to get the application up and running. As I promised in the title of my post my sample application will be an Eclipse RAP application (to keep things simple I will use the RAP Mail […]

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Adding syntax highligting to your blog

Since I just updated my blog’s syntax highlighting capabilities I thought it would be nice to share how it can be done. To get syntax highlighting for the code in my posts I’m using the SyntaxHighlighter-Library written by Alex Gorbatchev. I’m using the current Version of the library which at the time of writing this […]

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Sharing GIT Repositories using Dropbox

Ever wanted to use a git repository on multiple computers or operating systems? With Dropbox this is actually quite easy now. The advantages are quite obvious. You don’t need an extra server to share, it’s free up to 2GB (which should be sufficient for many purposes) and you could even share with other people. The […]

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