Over 10 practical recipes for creating rich client applications using Eclipse 4
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Produce rich client standalone applications using Eclipse 4
Create an application user interface using an application model
Customize and package your applications for multiple target platforms
Standalone desktop applications are important in this era of web and mobile applications. Eclipse provides a rich set of APIs and tools, not just to create IDEs but also to create cross-platform standalone applications. Eclipse 4 has introduced many new concepts and APIs that make creating rich client application a lot easier.
Instant Eclipse 4 RCP Development How-to is a practical and hands-on guide to developing standalone applications. It also describes concepts and APIs used to perform specific tasks. The tasks identified in this book are most commonly performed in developing standalone applications of various levels of complexity.
Instant Eclipse 4 RCP Development How-to takes the approach of learning new features of Eclipse 4 by breaking them into specific tasks and progressively building a sample application using new features.
The book covers end-to-end workflow from setting up the development environment, creating the user interface, event handling, and displaying and saving data, to customizing and packaging the application. It provides code snippets for each task and explains the Eclipse 4 APIs and concepts used in them.The code will be easy to follow, making up part of the process of creating the entire sample application.