Java 8 Eclipse Templates

It’s been a while since Java 8 was released. It brought us great additions like lambdas, streams, optionals, and many more. Here at Tasktop we do mostly Java programming and are focused on increasing our productivity every day. Since we are working with Java 8, a bunch of Eclipse templates were created that make developing …

EclipseCon 10 years old

This was the tenth year of EclipseCon and my fourth time attending. I have been using the Eclipse IDE for over 12 years and so much has changed with technology and developers’ expectations. At the beginning, just having a single Java IDE that was smart enough to edit, compile, run, and debug your code was …

Tasktop Dev 3.5 and Mylyn 3.11 Released

Tasktop Dev 3.5 and Mylyn 3.11 are now available. These releases include some cool new features that result from the combined efforts of many people in the Mylyn community and at Tasktop. Speaking as a Tasktop Dev and Mylyn user, I am already loving the new support for finding text in the task editor. It …

Mylyn 3.10 Released

We are happy to announce that Mylyn 3.10 has been released. This release includes a number of enhancements to improve the user experience as well as support for the latest versions of Gerrit and Hudson. In June, Eclipse upgraded to Gerrit 2.6 in order to support a new, more streamlined IP process. This makes it …

Mylyn 3.9: Improved Code Review Tooling

Two years ago I claimed that contributing to Eclipse is a tedious process and I’m happy to say that this no longer holds true. The migration from CVS to Git last year and the adoption of Gerrit for code reviews by many Eclipse projects, combined with the arrival of contributor license agreements (CLAs), has made …

Viva Eclipse Kepler!

Say what? Another Eclipse DemoCamp at Tasktop? That’s right, and it was something to brag about! Tasktop Technologies, the Eclipse Foundation, and Pivotal hosted Eclipse Kepler DemoCamp at Tasktop HQ in downtown Vancouver for Eclipse enthusiasts, faculty and students who work with the Eclipse IDE. The evening began with networking and snacks. We opted for …