"I had a question about how to use a new Eclipse 3.0 feature, job scheduling, so I thought I would try out this book. I immediately found the answer with a concise explanation. Cool!"
Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs is the convenient source for answers to your most crucial questions about writing Eclipse plug-ins. Whether you're creating simple extensions for personal use or commercial Eclipse-based applications, you'll find hundreds of concise solutions here--including many that aren't answered anywhere else.
John Arthorne and Chris Laffra have worked with Eclipse technology since the very beginning; both are active members of the Eclipse development community and frequently answer questions on Eclipse newsgroups and mailing lists. Here, they cover an extraordinary range of topics, from workspace management to documentation, SWT to JFace, JDT to natural language support. Many FAQs include code samples and references to other information, making the book an invaluable desk reference for anyone working with Eclipse.
Just a few of the 350+ questions answered here...
How do I upgrade Eclipse? Page 29
What is new in Eclipse 3.0? Page 34
How can I add my views and actions to an existing perspective? Page 187
How do I set up a Java project to share in a repository? Page 58
How do I declare my own extension point? Page 74
How do I display a Web page in SWT? Page 141
How do I support multiple natural languages in my plug-in messages? Page 253
How do I save settings for a dialog or wizard? Page 166
How do I provide syntax coloring in an editor? Page 269
How do I hook into global actions, such as Copy and Delete? Page 225
How do I create a Rich Client application? Page 241
What is the purpose of activities? Page 229
How do I create and examine an AST? Page 369