Eclipse Colors Plugin

This is something I made in year 2008. It may not match current technology and may not be relevant anymore.

A color-chooser plugin for Eclipse IDE.


Available at a separate project page.

Used Technologies

  • Java
  • Eclipse API
  • SWT

Implementation Details and Challenges

  • multiple color formats supported and shown - multiple views are synchronized to show the same color
  • color picker from the screen implemented using a small 1x1 px window
  • synchronizing the color between current editor selection and color views