Monthly Archives: June 2011

Introducing e(fx)clipse

UPDATE Please download the latest version from People who’ve read my blog in the last few weeks have seen that I invested some time in getting the Eclipse 4 Application Platform running on top of JavaFX. One of the … Continue reading

Posted in Eclipse, EMF | 4 Comments

Eclipse 4.1 Application Platform – A platform for anyone

This post is dedicated to “Eclipse 4.1 Application Platform” (EAP). So what is the EAP? In short it is a Widget-Toolkit agonstic UI-Application framework for OSGi which provides the following features: An extensible central application model abstracting the main concepts … Continue reading

Posted in e4 | 8 Comments

How to apply the e4 programming model to 3.x

So while I could only encourage everyone to use the Eclipse 4.1 Application Platform (EAP) to write UI-applications, this post is for those who have existing 3.x code which they want to refactor step by step to run on EAP. … Continue reading

Posted in 3.x, e4, Enhanced RCP | 8 Comments

Using Xtext to create JavaFX-CSS Editor

While working on the example application showed in my last blog I missed the possibility to edit the CSS-Files used to theme JavaFX-applications. Having heard about Xtext and that it allows one easily create editors for your DSL (and CSS … Continue reading

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Taking JavaFX for a spin

So it’s been about 2 weeks ago when a JavaFX beta was released to the public and I could not resist to bring up some Windows and give it a try. First of all I’m quite impressed on the features … Continue reading

Posted in e(fx)clipse, e4, Eclipse | 23 Comments