Speed up your eclipse
I think that any eclipse users has experimented the fact that eclipse tends to slow down. In the past I had to reinstall the whole environment especially after loading new plugins that was probably breaking something down. Btw I always followed as best practice to clen up eclipse any 6 months and I learned fast how to export preferences to be able to push them into the new install. In this way to pass to a new and clean eclipse install is quite painless.
In the last period I tried to reduce the number of opened projects in my workspace to the really important ones, and I also experimented the solution of mantaining many workspaces but I do not feel very compofortable with that.
I then got the idea to check what kind of settings eclipse was passing to the jvm and blogging around I found a great post of Mike Henke.
I added the following arguments to my eclipse.ini file:
The vm path depends on what do you have available in your machine, but I suggest you to update at least to version 1.6 update 12. Be carefull do not leave extra white spaces and .... look your turbo eclipse start to fly...comments powered by Disqus