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Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development by Dr. Alex Blewitt

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Repositories consist of a set of installable units, which are built from a set of features and plug-ins, optionally organized into categories. In Eclipse, a special Update Site project can be used to represent the set of features in a development environment, or it can be used as the source for a Tycho eclipse-repository build. An Update Site project can be created by navigating to File | New | Other | Plug-in Development | Update Site Project:

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A feature can be built by clicking on the Build All or by highlighting the feature and clicking on Build:

The feature will be named features/name_version.timestamp.jar, along with two files, ...

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