How to solve “Plugin execution not covered by lifecycle configuration” for Spring Data Maven Builds

In my case of a similar problem, instead of using Andrew’s suggestion for the fix, it worked simply after I introduced <pluginManagement> tag to the pom.xml in question. Looks like that error is due to a missing <pluginManagement> tag. So, in order to avoid the exceptions in Eclipse, one needs to simply enclose all the … Read more

Can’t start Eclipse – Java was started but returned exit code=13

Your version of Eclipse is 64-bit, based on the paths and filenames. However, the version of Java that it’s picking up is 32-bit, as indicated by where it is coming from, on this line: -vm C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe Program Files (x86) is the folder where 64-bit Windows places 32-bit programs. Program Files is the folder … Read more

R cannot be resolved – Android error

After tracking down this problem as well, I found this note in the Android documentation: *Note: Eclipse sometimes likes to add an “import android.R” statement at the top of your files that use resources, especially when you ask Eclipse to sort or otherwise manage imports. This will cause your make to break. Look out … Read more

How can you speed up Eclipse?

The three most influential factors for Eclipse speed are: Using the latest version of Eclipse (2020-06 as on 26 June 2020) Note that David BalaĹžic’s comment (July 2014) contradicts that criteria which was working six years ago: The “same” workspace in Indigo (3.7.2) SR2 loads in 4 seconds, in Kepler SR2 (4.3.2) in 7 seconds … Read more

‘Must Override a Superclass Method’ Errors after importing a project into Eclipse

Eclipse is defaulting to Java 1.5 and you have classes implementing interface methods (which in Java 1.6 can be annotated with @Override, but in Java 1.5 can only be applied to methods overriding a superclass method). Go to your project/IDE preferences and set the Java compiler level to 1.6 and also make sure you select … Read more