Time for action – creating a plug-in

In PDE, every plug-in has its own individual project. A plug-in project is typically created with the new project wizard, although it is also possible to upgrade an existing Java project to a plug-in project by adding the PDE nature and the required files by navigating to Configure | Convert to plug-in project.

  1. To create a Hello World plug-in, navigate to File | New | Project…
    Time for action – creating a plug-in
  2. The project types shown may be different from this list but should include Plug-in Project with Eclipse IDE for Eclipse Committers or Eclipse SDK. If nothing is shown when you navigate to File | New, then navigate to Window | Open Perspective ...

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