JFace is the set of widgets that comprise the Eclipse user interface, and it builds on top of the Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT). JFace also provides a number of standard higher-level tools that can provide interaction with users, such as wizards and standard navigator plug-ins.
In this chapter, we will create a news feed reader using a JFace wizard, and then we will contribute it to the common navigator so that it shows up in views such as the Package Explorer view.
Whenever a new project or file is created in Eclipse, the standard JFace wizard is used. For example, the following screenshots show the wizards to create a new Plug-in Project or Java Class:
A JFace wizard ...