Eclipse Plugin (OSGi) Visualization

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If you are going mad trying to figure out the dependencies between lots of Eclipse plug-ins, or work with other large OSGi systems, you may be interested in this. We’ve had a few people looking for an Eclipse/OSGi backend for Structure101, and with all the hype about OSGi lately, we decided to lift the lid… Read more »

Jar Hell

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A lot of jars can contribute to (and mask) the logical package/class structure. Here’s how to make sense of the whole mess using Structure101.1. View your project in the Logical hierarchy2. Tag the classes or packages you’re interested in3.  Switch to the Jar Hierarchy and see which jars contain tagged items. Do this in reverse… Read more »