Posts categorized under: eclipse

Forcefully re-resolve a stale PDE target definition

Occasionally Eclipse PDE gets stuck in an error state when it tries to resolve a target definition, e.g. caused by an intermittent network issues. Once it's gotten into this state, it's impossible to forcefully resolve the target definition. p2's clever cache is very persistently saving bandwidth ...

Real word scale greenhouse (temperature)

On my route to rebuild the M2M demo at real-world scale, I have taken the first step. An old (from around 2004) and absurdly underpowered ARM Intel XScale IXP420 running today's Debian Wheezy (NSLU2) with just 266mhz has been recommissioned to act as a temperature sensor (why buy an ...

Sending events to e4 applications from outside of e4

e4 uses an event bus to let different pieces (e.g. parts) of an e4 application communicate. Architecturally, this leads to low coupling (doubleplusgood) due to the fact that the various pieces only need to know the event topics (String constants), which are ideally defined centrally in a common bundle ...

(Squid) proxy and p2

If you happen to run a (local) proxy underneath you continuous build server, you might be a little bit surprised to learn that caching does show its full potential. E.g. if you look at your squid access log files they will look similar to:

214 188.40.71.70 ...

Quick'n'dirty Apache Felix webconsole on (recent) Equinox

Below you find a instructions to install Apache Felix webconsole on a running Equinox. Just paste this into the console and start bundle "org.apache.felix.webconsole" and "org.eclipse.equinox.http.jetty" afterwards.

#!/bin/bash
# On the OSGi console install the following bundles
# (optionally set -Dorg.osgi.service.http ...