Skip to main content
Jump to: navigation, search

Corona Demo M4

Eclipse Home Wiki Home

Corona 1.0.0M4 Demo

The Corona v1.0.0M4 demo illustrates basic event collaboration between multiple Eclipse Workbench instances

The demo includes both client (Eclipse Workbench) and server (Corona server-side Eclipse platform) distributions. These distributions are preconfigured to simplify the use of the demo. These are packaged as follows:


  1. Download Corona 1.0.0M4 Demo
    2. Unzip Coron 1.0.0M4 demo onto your workstation. The location used will be referenced as demo root for these instructions.
      1. The download is a self-contained zip file that contains the Corona 1.0.0M4 plugins as well as the following Eclipse technologies:
        1. ECF v0.9.1
        2. Equinox Log Service
        3. Equinox Event Service
        4. Equinox DS Service
        5. Eclipse EMF
        6. Eclipse XSD
        7. Eclipse GEF
      2. Download Eclipse SDK v3.2
        1. Place this zip file in <demo root>/download
  2. Start a DOS command prompt
    1. Change directories to demo root
  3. Setup the demo environment
    1. Setup the Corona server
      1. Enter the command corona setup server
    2. Setup the Eclipse Workbench for User_A
      1. Enter the command corona setup workbench User_A
    3. Setup the Eclipse Workbench for User_B
      1. Enter the command corona setup workbench User_B


  1. Run the demo
    1. Start the Corona server
      1. Enter the command corona start server
      2. A DOS command window will be start for the Corona server. This DOS window provides the OSGi command interface.
    2. Start the Eclipse Workbench for User_A
      1. Enter the command corona start workbench User_A
        1. An Eclipse Workbench will be start. It will be configured with its own workspace as well as define the user name of "User_A"
      2. Show the view Corona/Project Container Explorer
        1. Open the Window menu
        2. Select Show Views
        3. Select Other...
        4. Expand the category Corona
        5. Select the view Project Container Explorer
    3. Start the Eclipse Workbench for User_B
      1. Repeat the steps above, replacing "User_A" with "User_B"
    4. Interact with Workgroup collaboration features
      1. Import Workbench projects into workspace
        1. From the Project Container Explorer view...
          1. Right click Open Project Container CoronaDemo
          2. Expand the Project Container CoronaDemo
          3. Right mouse click on the Eclipse workbench project org.eclipse.corona
          4. Select import
          5. When prompted “Do you want to import resources to workspace?” click yes
          6. When prompted for CVS username/password, enter anonymous
      2. Generate collaboration events
        1. Create/Update/Delete Workbench project resources
      3. Chat with users within the Workgroup
      4. Participate in a shared editor session


  1. Close the demo
    1. Close the Eclispe Workbench for User_A
    2. Close the Eclipse Workbench for User_B
    3. Close the Corona server
      1. Got the DOS window for the Corona server
      2. Enter the command close

Back to the top