Hot Potato! Visualize file age in Eclipse…

by kengilmer

I rely on the Package Explorer in Eclipse.  I recently noticed that my workflow typically involves many updates to relatively few files in a given project.  And, I sometimes catch myself searching through the package explorer looking for something I was just editing…

So, I wrote Hot Potato.  As the name would imply, it adds a little hot potato decorator to files that have recently changed.  The color of the potato varies on the age.  Files older than a day will be ignored.

The updatesite for hotpotato is:

Sources are at: