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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 a headless application

A product hands the runtime off to an application, which can be thought of as a custom Eclipse Runnable class. This is the main entry point to the application which is responsible for setting up and tearing down the content of the application.

  1. Create a new plug-in, called com.packtpub.e4.headless.application. Ensure that the This plug-in will make contributions to the UI checkbox is deselected and Would you like to create a rich client application is set to No:
    Time for action – creating a headless application
  2. Click on Finish and the project will be created.
  3. Open the project and select Plug-in Tools | Open Manifest and go to the Extensions tab. This ...

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