Category Archives: Eclipse Plugin

Private: AnyEdit Plugin For Eclipse

“AnyEdit” is a simple plugin for Eclipse that adds few tools to the Eclipse menu, toolbars and to the output consoles. These added features are very useful for the coders and save time in simple operations.

First step is installing the plugin. As with other Eclipse plugin, its really very easy to install and configure AnyEdit.

  1. Download the plugin from here.
  2. Unzip the file and copy ” de.loskutov.anyedit.AnyEditTools_1.8.0.jar ” to ” Plugins ” folder under Eclipse.
  3. Open Eclispe and everything is read to use.

Suppose we have following Test class:

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Jigloo GUI Plugin for Eclipse

Developing graphical user interface in Java, can be in three ways. AWT, Swing and SWT.

Abstract Windows Toolkit (AWT) does not have fancy looks as compared to Swing but its advantage is that it can run at any place where Java runtime environment is installed. It is very stable technology.

Swing provides GUIs that have fancy and sophisticated look and feel. It is included in the Java Foundation Classes (JFC). These are said to be slow as the controls are made by the Java itself.

Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) is an open source Java GUI toolkit comprised of a widget set and a graphics library. It provides GUIs having look and feel very similar to the native desktop applications. This is supposed to be faster as the controls are built by the native dlls.

Jigloo is an Eclipse plugin which can be used to design AWT, Swing and SWT GUIs quikly and efficiently. It is free for non commercial use.

First download the plug-in from here. Unzip it and move the folder “ plugins\com.cloudgarden.jigloo_3.9.5 ” to the plugins folder under Eclipse directory and move “ featues\com.cloudgarden.jigloo_3.9.5 ” to the features folder under Eclipse directory. Now simple open the Eclipse. Jigloo GUI plugin is read to use.

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XMLBuddy for Eclipse

XML stands for EXtensible Markup Language. It is a markup language much like HTML and it is used to describe data. XML is a popular format in many advanced protocols. Many of the application configuration files are now converted to XML format. Now a days the XML data is also used for inter application communications to a wide extend.

There are many XML plug-ins available for the XML manipulations, but the most popular one is XMLBuddy . Its a free-ware plug-in and allows XML editing features in Eclipse environment.

First download the plug-in from Unzip it and move the folder named com.objfac.xmleditor_2.0.9 to the plugins folder under Eclipse directory. Now simple open the Eclipse. XML plug-in is read to use.

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Tomcat In Eclipse – Sysdeo Tomcat Plug-in

There are many plug-ins available for the integration of tomcat with eclipse but most simple among them is “ Sysdeo Tomcat plugin ”. This can be downloaded from .

Step wise process to integrate tomcat using this plug-in is as follows:

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