Roughly a year ago, I attended a talk held by a very charismatic Marcel Bruch. Why, he asked, don’t we use the collective brains of the Java developer community? The Eclipse plugin written by his team does just that: Eclipse Code Recommenders observes what developers are doing to provide better code completions. Eclipse autocompletion drives […]
I guess you know exactly what the class file of this Java source code looks like: You don’t have to know anything about byte code to know this class doesn’t compile. Asking for the byte code is a moot point: obviously there’s no class file. Let’s have a look at the binaries folder, just for […]
Everybody believes I’m diligent but I’m not. I just know how to make Eclipse do my work. It’s got so many little helpers built-in, it almost feels like an additional team member. Read on to catch some tricks you might not know yet.