Searching in Eclipse …and beyond

Session Type: 
Standard [25 minutes]

Search Console is a component incubating in the E4 Project. It aims to provide the next-generation search framework of Eclipse, which will ultimately support both existing org.eclipse.search extensions, and “native” Search Console extensions.

Search Console is a Search framework which offers:

  • Enhanced user experience
  • Very high degree of extensibility
  • Very generic API, which is in no way tied to the workspace or Eclipse resources in general. Thus, it is usable in the IDE as well as in RCP applications

Eclipse 4: Where do we go from here ?

Session Type: 
Standard [25 minutes]

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OK, so you can run your current plugins on Eclipse 4. That's fine but it just scratches the surface as far as using Eclipse 4's functionality. The question new becomes where do we want to go ?

The idea is to get you thinking about where it makes sense to take the Eclipse UI !

This talk will explain some of the new possibilities available in Eclipse 4 as well as raising some of the fundamental design questions that Eclipse 4 makes possible such as:

  • Do we really need perspectives ?
  • Should we be looking into Eclipse 4 Tablet apps ?

Eclipse 4: Where are we now and how'd we get here ?

Session Type: 
Standard [25 minutes]

The development of Eclipse 4 to get it to this point has been an interesting journey in itself.

This talk will give an overview of the Eclipse 4 architecture, providing some context as to why it is the shape that it is. This would be a great session for folks that just want to know about Eclipse 4 without getting too deep into the details.

Developing Rich Clients with Eclipse 4.1 RCP

Session Type: 
Tutorial [3.5 hours]

In this tutorial Kai will give an overview about the new features of the Eclipse 4.1 Rich Client Platform. He will cover the following topics:

  • Eclipse 4.1: What's new compared with 3.x?
  • "Hello, World" RCP 4.1 Application
  • Workbench Model
  • Toolbar, Menus, Parts, Commands and Handlers
  • Dependency Injection
  • Services ("The Twenty Things")
  • Rendering Engine
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