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YARI is available for Eclipse RAP 1.4!

A first version of the YARI core components (Eclipse- and SWT-Inspector) is available for RAP 1.4 applications. You can download it from http://sourceforge.net/projects/yari/files/yari4rap/ and add it to your rap target platform.
Note: The Eclipse YARI and the RAP Yari is (not yet) binary compatible.

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2011-08-22

Yet Another RCP Inspector 2.1.0 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2011-05-24

Yet Another RCP Inspector 2.0.3 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2011-03-09

Yet Another RCP Inspector 2.0.2 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-12-28

Yet Another RCP Inspector 2.0.1 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-11-26

Yet Another RCP Inspector 2.0.0 for Eclipse

The new YARI 2.0.0 was just released.

Note: the deliverables are now divided in two parts:

- the yari feature which contains the binaries
- the yari sdk feature which contains all the sources

Have a lot of fun with the features added to the 2.0 version!

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-11-01

Yet Another RCP Inspector 1.2.1 for Eclipse

Stay tuned: Version 2.0.0 will be released soon...!

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-08-19

Yet Another RCP Inspector 1.2.0 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-06-30

Yet Another RCP Inspector 1.1.2 for Eclipse

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-05-12

YARI 1.1.1 for Eclipse released

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP). Just add it to your Eclipse installation or your target platform and you have runtime access to a bunch of information about installed Plug-Ins, opened workbench parts or you can inspect the ui and its layout.

Using the Eclipse Inspector view you will get the important information about the actual eclipse workbench. See which Plug-In contributes the active part, find actions and URIs for main menu entries, inspect the workbench with its active part, opened editors, views and perspectives, get an overview of all available OSGi and Eclipse services or search all available Eclipse Extension points and see which bundle contributes to which extension or debug complex Eclipse expressions or sourceProvider variables at runtime using the Expression Evaluator dialog.... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2010-04-20

YARI 0.9.1 for Eclipse released

The new YARI release provides new features and bugfixes:

- Extension point inspection refactored. Groups now same namespaces contributions
- Eclipse Expression Evaluator dialog collects now all variables reading org.eclipse.ui.services.sourceProvider extension point
- visualize hidden controls: "show hidden control" context menu was added
- REMOVED: PDE Incubator Dependency Visualization integration is no longer available. Please download current version of the Dependency Visualization directly from the project site.
- CCE fixed for editing non primitives in the "Member" Tabfolder
- TreeView: NPE and context menu item enabled states fixed... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2009-09-21

YARI 0.9.0 for Eclipse released

The project was completely refactored.
The functionality is now grouped in multiple bundles to decrease dependencies to the Eclipse Platform.

Also a bunch of new functionalities was added:
- installation of remote hosted bundles
- Diagnose bundles and read bundle logs
- Search for properties in detail part
- Call functions direct on objects
- Inspect all available extension points
- A list of all registered OSGi services is provided
- A detailed overview on all Eclipse services
- …... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2009-08-24

YARI: v0.7.2 released

YARI is a comprehensive tool suite to debug, spy, spider, inspect and navigate Eclipse based application GUIs (Workbench or RCP).

YARI got an upgraded version of the expression evaluator for ISources constants.
Paintings of the workbench widgets can now be undone using the "undo paint" command.

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2009-04-06

YARI v0.7.1 released

YARI contributes now a clearer main menu structure.
It now provides a dialog for evaluating expressions at runtime (YARI/Open Expression Evaluator).

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2009-03-27

YARI v0.7.0 for eclipse released

YARI offers a deep look into the swt or eclipse internals. Search an id for a menu contribution, find a contributing plugin or debug the swt/jface ui (e.g. figure out layout problems) is a core feature of the tool.
Adding the YARI plugins to the runtime configuration will activate the functionality. No debug parameters or additional code is needed to explore the (rcp-)application on the fly.

The YARI toolset consists of five core parts:... read more

Posted by Remo Loetscher 2009-03-13