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

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Chapter 26. The Last Mile

We are now down to what telephone companies call “the last mile”—actually delivering the product to the end users. There are, of course, many different ways that you can deliver Hyperbola and other Eclipse-based products to end users. Here we cover some of these options and detail other issues related to installing and configuring Eclipse-based products on the user’s machine. In particular, we cover

• Delivery techniques such as archives, p2 installers, native installers, repositories, and JNLP

• Initializing an install before first use

• Setting up shared installs

26.1 Archives

The simplest and most widely supported delivery mechanism is using standard ZIP and TAR archive files. As you have seen, the Eclipse tooling ...

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