It is impossible to write a book without the cooperation and help of a vast number of people. In our case, virtually the entire Eclipse Platform team contributed directly to the end-result, through conversations, help with code and concepts, bug fixes, or just general support.
Beyond the book, the Eclipse RCP itself would be a mere shadow of what it is without the following people:
Nick Edgar—. Master of all things UI and maintainer of a great sense of what it means to be RCP.
Wassim Melhem—. The man behind the Plug-in Development Environment (PDE). Without him, this book would be twice as long and you would have to understand all of it to get anything done. Every time you use a PDE wizard to do a day’s work in minutes, say, “Thank ...