WebAppRunner is the Eclipse RCP application I created to run web applications as standalone desktop applications. I had explained earlier how this application could be used by creating a demo FileList application. In this post I am going to show how WebAppRunner can be used to create Database applications.
I have created a demo application, SQLiteApp.
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I wanted to hide/show menu bar in my WebAppRunner Eclipse application, depending on settings. I figured getting menu bar manager and calling setVisible method would do the job, but it was not sufficient.
Eclipse checks visibility of each menu manager in the menu bar and even if one of them is visible, it would not hide the menu bar after calling setVisible(false).
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That application is now ready. If you want to give it a try, download it from following links. The application is about 21 MB in size.
JRE is not packaged in the above application. You will have to download and install it, if you don’t have it already.
I have also created a sample app to show how a web page can call Java APIs. The application uses JDK File APIs to get list of files. Download FileListApp from here. Below is a screen shot of this application –
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I have been developing Eclipse plugins for more than four years now. I have implemented many features in the ColdFusion Builder, which is an Eclipse based IDE. Eclipse SDK provides a SWT Browser control which can be used within Eclipse plugin to display HTML files. Eclipse does not include any browser, but it uses the system browser- on Windows it is Internet Explorer and on Macintosh it is Safari. I have used this control mainly to display static HTML content or open a URL on a remote server, e.g. for executing ColdFusion Builder extensions written in CFML.