Chapter 26. Perspectives
Contributions are a double-edged sword. If you are not careful with how you make contributions, you end up with a contribution mess—long context menus, crowded toolbars, lots of views. Up to now we have contributed views without paying a lot of attention to how they appear in the workbench. In this chapter we will smoothly integrate our views into Eclipse. We will see how to
Extend an existing perspective
Make our views easily accessible for the user
Views in Perspective
A perspective defines how a set of views and editors are arranged. The current layout of a workbench page is defined by its active perspective, as shown in Figure 26.1.
We have defined two testing-related views so far. Why not define a test perspective? The ...