Christian HagerSoftware Engineer // Technical Director // Photographer

Eclipse

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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Eclipse RCP Security with Activities and Expressions

While recently working on my companies inhouse-rcp-application I had the requirement to prevent the user from accessing several elements of our user-interface. After some googling I found out that ui-contributions can be hidden by using activities together expressions. Finally I ended up with the following solution. First we have to define an activity using the […]

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