Archive for February 4th, 2009

Open Explorer Plugin for Eclipse

[ Update 2018-02-06: Some Updates about Open Explorer ]

[ Update: Open Explorer 1.3.0 and 1.4.0 were released, the latest version can be downloaded here. ]

Share a recently developed Eclipse plugin:


The idea is simple.

Assume you are already familiar with “Package Explorer” and “Navigator” view in eclipse, which can help us a lot in viewing the directory structure during development.

But have you had a chance to want to open the directories and files there in the system file browser, say “Windows Explorer”?

I usually do, and I almost repeat the same routine everyday (Right click the directory-> Choose Properties -> Copy the Location-> Open Explorer(e.g. “My Computer”) -> Paste the Location -> Enter), which make me feel boring and silly.
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