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From Bob Schellink <>
Subject Re: Eclipse vs. Swing (Re: [jira] Commented: (CAY-762) ERDiagram for Object Entities in Cayenne Modeler)
Date Mon, 02 Nov 2009 10:53:14 GMT
You guys probably know this already but Eclipse does have support for refreshing files outside
IDE. It uses polling though, so it far from perfect:

   Preferences > General > Workspace > Refresh Automatically

Not sure about IDEA but Netbeans also supports this feature.

kind regards


Andrus Adamchik wrote:
> On Nov 2, 2009, at 12:17 PM, Andrey Razumovsky wrote:
>> Once again, I'm all for Cayenne-Eclipse plugin, but I'm sceptical 
>> about its
>> future in current state of Cayenne community
> I agree with this assessment.
> On the other hand there is a chance that starting a prototype will cause 
> interest in the community and we'll get dedicated participants. This is 
> a case of "build it and they'll come". E.g. Apache Click project has a 
> simple Cayenne plugin. Maybe we can collaborate with them somehow. So 
> there's hope (and there's also Summer of Code next year ;-)).
> I am no Eclipse platform guru either, and have very little time, but I 
> am interested enough to start poking and prototype a plugin that does 
> something that Modeler doesn't. So that it will be a nice-to-have plugin 
> for Cayenne users, even though it does not substitute the Modeler. This 
> may generate some interest (or not).
> But yeah, I agree with you, and let's step carefully and try not to 
> overcommit ourselves to something that we can't deliver.
> Andrus

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