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FastSilver is the new QuickSilver for Eclipse

Being inspiered by QuickSilver (totaly awesome software, basically a Mac without it is pretty much useless), I wrote a small plugin for Eclipse providing similiar functionality. For those who don’t know QuickSilver, it allows you to start applications or trigger commands using nothing but your keyboard. So why would I want this within my Eclipse, you may ask. Simply to save the time it would take you to grab your mouse and use the menu. FastSilver basically takes all the commands available within Eclipse and makes them available using one single keystroke which is Cmd-6 per default. This binding can be changed in the settings.

Again the code is available thru SVN, or if you’re solely interested in the binaries, here is the update site. For both (Update Site and SVN) the username and password are guest. Screenshots and eye-candy will follow as soon as my WordPress installation works fine again.
Update: my upload works again, so here are the screenshots. The first one shows FastSilver in action:

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The second one below shows the preferences dialog where you can change the keybindings to trigger FastSilver:
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