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Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins, Second Edition by Dan Rubel, Eric Clayberg

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Image Chapter 20. Advanced Topics

When organizing anything, more than likely you will end up with a handful of items that do not fit into any of the existing categories yet are not large or numerous enough to warrant a new category; this book is no exception.

This chapter contains miscellaneous topics that bear discussing, but don’t really fit anywhere else in the book, including:

  • Advanced search—reference projects
  • Accessing internal code
  • Adapters
  • Opening a browser or creating an email
  • Types specified in an extension point
  • Modifying Eclipse to find part identifiers
  • Label decorators
  • Background tasks—jobs API
  • Plug-in ClassLoaders
  • Early startup
  • Rich Client ...

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