October 29, 2009

Flash Snippets panel for Flash Builder 4

I am releasing an early test version of the snippets panel that I have been working on for Flash Builder 4. Now this panel is essentially a re-skinned version of the great SnipTreeView panel that I modified to also work with MXML files. Now when I say this is an early version I really do mean it. Expect it not to work and if it does, well you will be pleasantly surprised then. Download the JAR file and [...]

December 3, 2008

Pimp My Eclipse – Part 3

Update: Last night I uploaded a slightly wrong version. Please redownload and install this to be sure things work smoothly. Sorry about that.

So I have now developed a new plugin project that contains the previous two that I have blogged about. Keeping everything I’m doing in a single plugin project makes it a lot easier to keep track of and update. I have also added a new feature. The CFEclipse plugin contains a button to launch a color picker. [...]

December 2, 2008

Pimp My Eclipse – Part 2

Ok so I’ll assume that you took my advice and installed Eclipse 3.4 with the Flex Builder plugin. I’ll only be testing things on Mac and Windows on this latest version of Eclipse. The focus of this post will be on implementing snippets in Eclipse. If you are using FDT then you already have some great templating features at your disposal. If you’re using Flex Builder then you will have to improvise, at least until Flex 4 hits the streets. [...]

December 1, 2008

Pimp My Eclipse – Part 1

As you can tell from the last few posts, I’m currently obsessed with customizing Eclipse to make it a better environment for writing ActionScript. This is the first in a series of posts talking about the things I’m doing to make Eclipse a more enjoyable experience. I should note that a while back I came across a post called Pimp my ‘clipse on Mims Wright’s blog. This post talked about various plugins that can enhance Eclipse. Hopefully Mims is [...]