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

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Chapter 28. Eclipse Databinding

As we have seen, there’s an impressive stack of technologies available to you while building RCP applications. One of these technologies that we have avoided using in Hyperbola is called Eclipse databinding. At the highest level, Eclipse databinding is a set of abstractions that allow for synchronization between objects. The most relevant use case for RCP developers is simplifying user interface programming by using Eclipse databinding to bind user interface components to model objects.

In this book we’ve been careful to keep Hyperbola code as simple as possible while demonstrating the power of RCP. We avoided using Eclipse databinding in Hyperbola because of the initial complexity of learning any new framework. ...

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