Bug 473779 - RFE: Add ve to the list of packaged tools
RFE: Add ve to the list of packaged tools
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andrew Overholt
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-30 09:50 EST by Linuxguy123
Modified: 2009-02-13 14:46 EST (History)
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Description Linuxguy123 2008-11-30 09:50:12 EST
Description of problem:

VE is a visual editor for Java.   It allows one to build swing or SWT applications visually.  I've used it for several projects, it works great.

I love the packaging of Eclipse in RPMs.  Its much, much better than fooling around with the zip files Eclipse is usually packaged in.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

eclipse-platform.i386                                  1:3.4.1-5.fc10 

VE hasn't been officially build for Eclipse 3.4, but the directions for installing it are here: http://wiki.eclipse.org/VE/Installing and the zip file is here http://www.ehecht.com/eclipse_ve/ve.html

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I've found Java applications to be a great way to allow multi platform functionality.  They will run on Windows, Linux and Mac computers.  VE makes building simple visual Java apps quite easy.
Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2008-12-02 08:46:12 EST
Please put package requests like this here where they will get more exposure:

Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2009-02-13 14:46:45 EST
I've put this here:


but, as I said in comment #1, it's best to also add it to the main wishlist.

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