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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 – creating an E4 application

Eclipse applications use an application ID to launch and start execution. For E4 applications, org.eclipse.e4.ui.workbench.swt.E4Application is used. Since this is specified within a product, to start with a new E4 application will be created.

  1. Go to the File | New | Project... menu and choose Eclipse 4 | Eclipse 4 Application Project from the list.
    Time for action – creating an E4 application

    Note

    If the Eclipse 4 Application Project is not shown here, check that the E4 tools are installed correctly.

  2. Create a project with the name com.packtpub.e4.application, and step through the wizard. Choose the default values for each field.
  3. On the last page, ensure ...

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