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Java Browsing

Monday, April 17, 2006 - 22:18 by Wayne Beaton

Earlier today, in a blog entry titled “Show Source of Selected Element Only“, author R.J. Lorimer described the “Show source of selected element only” feature. Frankly, it’s a pretty cool feature and I think that R.J. did a bang up job of describing it. However, he missed one important bit of information.

If you’re an old Smalltalker, or somebody who just can’t get VisualAge Java out of your brain, take a look at the Java Browsing perspective.

Okay… so it’s not quite what you’re used to in Smalltalk (still no blocks), but it’s at least got the same feel. Sort of.

The above image is from Eclipse 3.2RC1 with all the Callisto projects loaded. It’s pretty zippy on my laptop…