This book gives a practical introduction how you can access the source code of Eclipse IDE projects and contribute features and fixes back to these open source projects. It starts with an introduction to the structure of the Eclipse open source project. Afterwards it explains how to configure the Eclipse IDE for code contributions and explains the usage of the Gerrit review system. Afterwards a short introduction into unit testing is given. This includes instructions how to run the Eclipse platform unit tests. The next part of the book serves as an introduction into Eclipse plug-in development. Tools to analyze the Eclipse code base are presented after this introduction, followed by instructions how to build the Eclipse IDE itself. Afterwards you find some background information in the form of interviews with the Eclipse foundation and several Eclipse project leads. This book assumes experience with programming in Java, in using the Eclipse IDE and assumes knowledge about using the Git version control system.
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Lars Vogel is the founder and CEO of the vogella GmbH company. As co-lead of the Eclipse Platform UI and the e4 project, he is actively developing and designing the Eclipse platform code. Lars loves to share his knowledge by writing books and tutorials or by presenting at international software conferences. He also likes to share knowledge with the customers of the vogella GmbH. Here he delivers development, consulting, coaching and training in the areas of Eclipse, Android and Git. These customers include Fortune 100 corporations as well as individual developers. Lars is a nominated Java Champion since 2012. In 2010 he received the Eclipse Top Contributor Award and in 2012 the Eclipse Top Newcomer Evangelist Award.
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Book Description Lars Vogel, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M3943747158