Tag Archives: Eclipse

This category contains atricles that relate to the Eclipse, which is an open source framework for everything and nothing in particular.

the eclipse png alpha transparency problem and the road to SVG icons

Good PNG support is an important thing to nail since it has a significant effect on the sheen of the application. The alpha transparency mechanism currently supported by Eclipse already works under certain circumstances, but not all, and until it does, developers are stuck with the clunky transparency offered by GIF. Continue reading the eclipse png alpha transparency problem and the road to SVG icons

properties linked

Some good news. I now have an RDFX View linked to the properties view so that both Resources and Literals are showing up.

Still to do however:

1. Stop showing the triple, just show the RDF object value
2. Display resources and Literals in different twisties within the Properties View (and add user preference)
3. You may also notice that the content of the RDFX View tree has been frigged – this is currently a big to do.
4. Also, for twisties, are cases where there are multiple values for a particular property.
5. Add a lookup for the Property Name so that if it has a “plain english” value defined somewhere it can be used – (using schemas notes added on this later).