Time for action – building a product

Building 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 plug-in to the application project.
  4. Change the artifactId to com.packtpub.e4.application.
  5. The resulting pom.xml file will look like:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...

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