Eclipse Tips: Open Implementation

Eclipse Helios has another subtle enhancement to the JDT. It is called as Open Implementation. So what’s that? Before we play around with the feature, let’s create some classes. Before Open Implementation is implemented, we have only Open Declaration with F3 as default keybinding. Try this on Eclipse before Helios. Put your text cursor on […]

Eclipse Helios: 5 JDT Improvements

Helios has been released. This simultaneous release includes more projects but many people still regard Eclipse as Java IDE. So in this post, I want to share the most important JDT improvements that I think will be loved by most Java developers. Java Formatter Improvements I’ve discussed this improvements on my other post. Package Abbreviation […]

Eclipse: Copy Qualified Java Name

Eclipse has a nice feature to copy qualified name from a resource and this is very useful to create documentation or working with XML. For example: Say that I need the full qualified name from class CaseFormat. What I have to do is: Click on + beside CaseFormat.java. Right click on CaseFormat (not CaseFormat.java). Select […]

Lambda4JDT: lambda expression on your Java code

This is just another proof how many people are starting to want some functional syntaxes on Java. Some lambda expressions are possible to be implemented using current Java, but there are just too many noise in the result. Lambda4JDT provides a new plugin for Eclipse that can collapse the noise in the implementation without changing […]