Chapter 10. Messaging Support

Eclipse RCP tooling makes creating RCP applications easy—there are wizards and editors that help automate the error-prone tasks of branding, exporting, and configuring an application. You could stop here, but the real fun of developing an RCP application is writing the domain-specific code. Hyperbola is no exception.

These tools and programming constructs are generic; they are not specific to application domains such as banking, stock trading, streaming video, instant messaging, or Mars space missions. That’s where you come in. You will spend most of your time working on the code for your domain. Again, this is one of the benefits of Eclipse—it is essentially middleware that allows you to focus on your problems ...

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