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Eclipse Rich Client Platform, Second Edition by Chris Aniszczyk, Jean-Michel Lemieux, Jeff McAffer

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Chapter 18. Commands

In Chapter 12, “Adding Key Bindings,” we were first introduced to commands as a way to add key bindings. The introduction was brief on purpose as actions were still being introduced and not covered in depth as we just did in Chapter 17. One thing that wasn’t mentioned was that the actions and commands frameworks are two different frameworks that accomplish the same thing: contributing bits of functionality to the Workbench. Another thing that wasn’t mentioned was that the actions framework has been around since the very early release of Eclipse and has aged considerably. The actions framework outgrew its initial use cases as the Eclipse platform expanded into new territories. Furthermore, there are many weaknesses in the ...

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