Packaged in release 1.5 of the Data Tools Platform (DTP) project is a help-helper plug-in, org.eclipse.datatools.help. That plug-in contributes two key enablers for dynamic context-sensitive help:
This short talk will introduce the benefits of help context abstraction, and show you how you can use the ContextProviderDelegate to provide more useful and precisely targeted, dynamic context-sensitive help for your Eclipse application.
John has been developing enterprise software for twelve years, and has been with Sybase for the past seven. His academic background includes a Masters degree from the University of Hawai’i concentrating on computational properties of formal and natural languages, and post-graduate training in business. He has worked on enterprise application integration technologies, web services tooling, distributed systems, machine learning, and service-oriented platforms. A developer on Eclipse since version 1, John served on the Eclipse Consortium Executive Committee.