Appendix A. Creating projects with SWT/JFace

Before you can begin coding with SWT and JFace, you need to prepare the Eclipse development environment to include the two libraries. This appendix focuses on the steps needed to ensure that your GUI code will compile and execute properly.

We hold Eclipse in the highest esteem, but if you intend to market your own SWT/JFace applications, you’ll need to know how to build GUIs that can run without the Workbench. Therefore, this appendix is divided into two parts. The first outlines the steps needed to set up an SWT/JFace project in Eclipse. The second shows how to accomplish the same purpose using the Java SDK (Java, Javac, and so on).

A.1. Eclipse-based SWT/JFace development

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