Since Bio7 is based on Eclipse and integrates the current Update Manager (p2) of Eclipse some useful plugins can be installed to extend the default Bio7 framework functionality. Here are some links to useful plugins.
EGIT – EGit is an Eclipse Team provider for the Git version control system (see previous article!)
SFTP – A SFTP-plugin to access remote resources.
Wicked Shell – is an Eclipse plugin providing direct access to your system’s shell.
RSS Eclipse Plugin – RSS View is an RSS/Atom reader.
TeXlipse – TeXlipse is a plugin that adds Latex support to the Eclipse IDE
AnyEdit tools plugin – AnyEdit plugin adds several new tools to the context menu of text- based Eclipse editors, to output consoles, to Eclipse main menu and editor toolbar.
RegEx Util – Eclipse plugin for testing/editing regular expressions flavor of the Sun Java standard API (java.util.regex).
Please add the Update site (if necessary):
to the Update Manager of Bio7 to install the afore mentioned plugins if they depend on plugins available in the default Eclipse “Helios” repository.