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Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Dr. Alex Blewitt

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Time for action – launching Eclipse from within Eclipse

Eclipse can launch a new Eclipse application by clicking on the Run button, or via the Run menu.

  1. Select the plug-in project in the workspace.
  2. Click on the Run button Time for action – launching Eclipse from within Eclipse to launch the project. The first time this happens, a dialog will be shown; subsequent launches will remember the previous type:
    Time for action – launching Eclipse from within Eclipse
  3. Choose the Eclipse Application type and click on OK, and a new Eclipse instance will be launched.
  4. Close the welcome page in the launched application, if shown.
  5. Click on the Hello World icon in the menu bar, ...

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