Closer look at Neon

In this presentation I will take you through all the new cool features introduced in Eclipse Neon. Mainly I will be concentrating on the projects like Java Development Tools (JDT), Plugin Development Environment (PDE) and Platform itself.

Demo will be also shown for some of the new UI features and interesting settings like zoom in & zoom out of editors, dark theme improvements, content assist changes, auto saving the editors and many more.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

- Platform

  • Search in binary files
  • Hide the window toolbars
  • Word wrap, Zoom In & Zoom Out of editors
  • Changes in workspace launcher dialog
  • Filter based quick access
  • SWT support for high DPI monitor


  • Multi-selection in outline view
  • Content Assist/code completion for matching sub strings
  • Problem decorator for Info severity
  • Rename dialog


  • Content tab in .product file
  • New plug-in templates
  • Enhancements to Image browser


Learning Outcome

Users will get introduced to the new capabilities of Eclipse Neon which will improve their productivity in day to day work

Target Audience

Eclipse and/or RCP developers

schedule Submitted 3 years ago

Public Feedback

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  • Pradeep Balachandran
    By Pradeep Balachandran  ~  3 years ago
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    These topics are already covered as part of other accepted talks.

    • Syamkumar
      By Syamkumar  ~  3 years ago
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      Glad to hear that. I will look forward for the presentation covering this.

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