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Eclipse Rich Client Platform: Designing, Coding, and Packaging Java™ Applications by Jean-Michel Lemieux, Jeff McAffer

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Part II. RCP by Example

The best way to learn about Eclipse as a rich client platform is to build a rich client application. This part of the book guides you through just that. Starting with a machine completely devoid of any Eclipse function, we walk through setting up Eclipse for RCP development and then creating, running, debugging, and enhancing a reasonably full-featured instant messaging client application called Hyperbola. The screen shot on the next page shows an example of the Hyperbola chat client application you will build.

RCP by Example

The material in Part II is presented in an informal, tutorial style—assuming that we are sitting with you and guiding ...

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