There is no new Java split editor yet. I got overwhelmed by new issues that I discovered while testing last week’s prototype including the fact that most preference changes do not propagate to both editors or cause exceptions. I am looking into the alternative MultiEditor-based approach and this is leading me to some interesting ideas… Continue reading Stalemate
The first working prototype of a working split editor is here. You can download it and play with it in Eclipse 3.4. Basic functions like text cursor, current line highlight (these did not work in the first prototype), undo/redo, cut/copy/paste, status bar items (insert mode, line and column numbers) work fine and stay in sync… Continue reading Working prototype of Eclipse split editor
In the true spirit of “release early, release often” I am making my first prototype of a split editor available now as an Eclipse plugin. The plugin works in the new Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede. Download, place in your Eclipse dropins directory and you’re set to go. Instructions on how to test the plugin are available… Continue reading First split editor prototypes available
Welcome! I am working on implementing a split editor for Eclipse as part of Google Summer of Code 2008. I will track my progress on the project in this blog and on the Eclipse Wiki page dedicated to my project. Stay tuned!