The major theme of this release is improving the workflow of downloading a file from the Chronon Recording Server and opening it in Eclipse.
There are two major features to that purpose:
Open .tar file directly
The ‘Open Recording’ dialog now allows you to point direcly to a .tar file.
It will automatically do the job of extracting the .tar file and unpacking it.
No longer do you have to manually extract the .tar file and create folders to extract and unpack them.
Specify Source Lookup paths
This has been a big request for some time.
A lot of times you have multiple projects in a workspace which have the same package and class names.
When you open an external recording you want to tell Chronon which specific project to look into to find the correct class when debugging the recording.
To that end, the ‘Open Recording’ dialog now allows you to create ‘Source Lookup’ definitions.
Creating and selecting a Source Lookup definition while opening an external recording instruct the Chronon Eclipse plugin to look only inside the projects you specify for displaying source code.
So go ahead and upgrade your Chronon installation!