The Few Hours Shiny DSL Product Tutorial

TestDSL branded Eclipse RCP product

Readers of that article will learn how to build an external DSL using Xtext for unit tests, how to generate source code artifacts from it, and how to wrap it all up to be shipped as a branded standalone RCP application. The article will show how easy that is and that such a product is quite easy to maintain and extend. . . . → Read More: The Few Hours Shiny DSL Product Tutorial

Generating LCOV Coverage with QtCreator

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While QtCreator is an excellent IDE for Qt projects it has no built-in support for unit testing and test coverage. In that article I’ll show you how to unit test your Qt application, automatically generate LCOV html coverage report and view them in a browser with just one click . . . → Read More: Generating LCOV Coverage with QtCreator

Eclipse Tips & Tricks: Label-Updating Command Handler

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This time I’ll show another barely documented feature of Eclipse’ Command Core framework: Having commands update their labels based on a selection or whatever else. I believe, not knowing how this is done using declarations in plugin.xml files still causes many developers to hard code actions in their classes instead of using commands and handlers. . . . → Read More: Eclipse Tips & Tricks: Label-Updating Command Handler

Eclipse Tips & Tricks: Property Testers with Command Core Expressions

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Recently I was challenged getting declared commands enabled in an RCP application using own property testers. It seems the documentation of Eclipse’s Command Core Expressions framework is missing an important link that I’m gonna point out here.

RCP Application Plug-in

For this example create a new Plug-in project called de.rowlo.rcp.cce.app. Make sure to create a . . . → Read More: Eclipse Tips & Tricks: Property Testers with Command Core Expressions