Monthly Archives: September 2009

>Common Eclipse Build Failures and Causes

>This has been floating around for a while in my head so it’s time to shake it out. Considering I’ve been breaking the XSL Tools build recently, but everything runs fine locally, I’d thought I’d share the common failure points … Continue reading

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>XSL Tools 1.0.2 Released

>XSL Tools 1.0.2 maintenance release is now out, along with the eclipse Galileo SR1 (service release). This release contains a couple of fixes: bug 279793 – All XSLT 2.0 has validation errors in xslt-2.0.xsd. bug 281421 – [editor] StringIndexOutOfBounds exeception. … Continue reading

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>XSLT Processor Extensions Part III

>In Part II, I introduced the new org.eclipse.wst.xsl.ui.contentAssistProcessor extension point. Which allows adopters to contribute their own content assistance to the XSLT Editor. How does one implement this, and what classes are available to make this easier to implement? With … Continue reading

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>Builds: We make them complicated – Follow Up

>So, my recent blog posting stirred some feathers, started some good discussions, and basically stimulated some creative brain cells. A couple of things that I noticed coming out of the discussion: People tend to view the world through Eclipse as … Continue reading

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>XSLT Processor Extensions Part II

>In Part I we looked at a way to extend the XSL Tools editor to handle new XSLT elements that are processor specific. This was done using the WTP’s ability to load grammars and use them during content assistance. This … Continue reading

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>XSLT Processor Extensions

>A recent question on the Eclipse Web Tools Platform newsgroup asked how to make the XSL Tools editor in WTP 3.1 aware of custom extensions. One proposed solution is to use the XML Editor’s template support and add them. However, … Continue reading

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>Builds: We make them complicated.

> The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves… Ed Merks gave a talk about Builds and Provisioning. How programmers hate and love them. While I agree with many aspects, I think some of the conclusions … Continue reading

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