Using Commands and Menu Contributions

Paul Webster (IBM Rational Canada)

Rich Client Platform · Tutorial
Presentation
Monday, 13:30, 2 hours | Grand Ballroom D | Download in iCal Format

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Paul Webster

The Command Framework has much more flexibility for providing plugin developers with appropriate behaviour depending on when they want it. Menu Contributions is one of the final pieces of the Command Framework and was added in 3.3 to allow commands to be placed in menus and toolbars. In this tutorial we will cover:

The code is available from HEAD at :pserver:anonymous@dev.eclipse.org:/cvsroot/eclipse org.eclipse.ui.examples.contributions

Paul Webster received a B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1994. After many years working on telephony software and network configuration software in Java and C++, Paul joined the IBM Eclipse Platform UI team in May 2005 and is currently working for IBM Rational Software. Paul is responsible for command and handlers, keybindings, and menu contributions.

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