Eclipse - Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins
Addison-Wesley | CHM | 2006 Year | 20,11 Mb
Build commercial-grade extensions to Eclipse and WebSphere Studio Workbench
This is the first definitive, start-to-finish guide to building commercial-quality extensions for both Eclipse and IBM's WebSphere Studio Workbench. Leading Eclipse developers Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel don't merely introduce the basics: they show how to add the sophistication and "polish" that paying customers demand.
This book presents detailed, practical coverage of every aspect of plug-in development–with specific solutions for the challenges you're most likely to encounter. It contains everything you need to gain mastery and achieve results: cookbook-style code examples, relevant API listings, diagrams, screen shots, and much more.
Includes a quick introduction to Eclipse for experienced Java programmers
Serves as a systematic reference for experienced Eclipse users
Introduces all the tools you need to build Eclipse and WebSphere plug-ins
Explains the Eclipse architecture and the structure of plug-ins and extension points
Walks step-by-step through building complete Eclipse plug-ins
Offers practical guidance on building Eclipse user interfaces with SWT and JFace
Shows how to use change tracking, perspectives, builders, markers, natures, and more
Covers internationalization, Help systems, feature planning–even branding
This book is designed for anyone who wants a deep understanding of Eclipse, and every experienced developer interested in extending Eclipse or WebSphere Studio Workbench. Whether you're a tool developer building new commercial products, or a user customizing your environment, you'll find it indispensable.