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Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Dr. Alex Blewitt

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Time for action – building a product

A product (a branded Eclipse application, or one that is launched from eclipse -application from the command line) can also be built with Tycho using the eclipse-repository packaging type. To do this, the app project needs to be built with Tycho and made available in the feature, and a new project for the product needs to be created.

  1. Move the com.packtpub.e4.application project under the com.packtpub.e4.parent project.
  2. Add the line <module>com.packtpub.e4.application</module> to the parent pom.xml file.
  3. Copy the pom.xml file from the clock plugin to the application project.
  4. Change the artifactId to com.packtpub.e4.application.
  5. The resulting pom.xml file will look like this:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...

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