Eclipse: annoying 32/64-bit installation issues

I just installed Eclipse on my new computer that’s running windows 8 and I ran into some problems. First I got the following error message: ————————— Eclipse ————————— A Java…I just installed Eclipse on my new computer that’s running windows 8 and I ran into some problems. First I got the following error message: —————————… Continue Reading


Eclipse: Adding prefix rule for fields

As I’m every now and then trying out new things in Eclipse I found out that’s quite annoying to use any kind of convention that includes prefixing your fields. In…As I’m every now and then trying out new things in Eclipse I found out that’s quite annoying to use any kind of convention that includes… Continue Reading


Eclipse: Get MRU tabs (last used tab)

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In Visual Studio as well as in other applications I enjoy the MRU tab system (Most Recently Used) which allows me to jump back and forth between two tabs I’m…In Visual Studio as well as in other applications I enjoy the MRU tab system (Most Recently Used) which allows me to jump back and forth… Continue Reading


Eclipse: Adding FTP support

As I’m trying to use Eclipse for my PHP development instead of Notepad++ I’m going to have to get some kind of FTP plugin to Eclipse. The Notepadd++ plugin NppFTP…As I’m trying to use Eclipse for my PHP development instead of Notepad++ I’m going to have to get some kind of FTP plugin to Eclipse…. Continue Reading


Java: adding references to other projects in the same workspace

Coming from a C# background I couldn’t quite figure out how to reference projects in the same workspace in Java. In C# ( and Visual Studio) it’s as easy as…Coming from a C# background I couldn’t quite figure out how to reference projects in the same workspace in Java. In C# ( and Visual Studio)… Continue Reading


Adding Visual Studio key bindings in Eclipse

As I’m fiddling with Java on my spare time but C# professionally I wanted my Visual Studio key bindings in Eclipse because I’m a Microsoft imperialist and it is my…As I’m fiddling with Java on my spare time but C# professionally I wanted my Visual Studio key bindings in Eclipse because I’m a Microsoft imperialist… Continue Reading