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=== Fundamentals ===
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* Life cycle - initialization and disposal.
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* Status handling (errors and warnings).
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* Logging over and above status handling.
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* Scheduling background work.
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* Accessing preferences (mostly read access, but sometimes write access).
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* Reporting status (think status line).
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* Adapting objects.
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=== Specific to UI Parts ===
 
* Receiving input.
 
* Receiving input.
 
* Producing selection.
 
* Producing selection.
 
* Persisting data (receiving persisted state, and producing persistable state).
 
* Persisting data (receiving persisted state, and producing persistable state).
* Accessing preferences (mostly read access, but sometimes write access).
 
 
* Managing shared resources (e.g. JFace LocalResourceManager).
 
* Managing shared resources (e.g. JFace LocalResourceManager).
* Status handling (errors and warnings).
 
 
* Connecting to the help system.
 
* Connecting to the help system.
 
* Participating in Undo/Redo.
 
* Participating in Undo/Redo.
* Adapting objects.
 
* Participating in label and icon decoration.
 
* Reacting to changes to the context (such as plug-ins that come and go).
 
* Scheduling background work.
 
 
* Participating in editor lifecycle (units of saveability, dirtiness, saving, prompting to save).
 
* Participating in editor lifecycle (units of saveability, dirtiness, saving, prompting to save).
* Dynamically contributing to the [[E4/Workbench_Model|workbench model]] (e.g. tool items, menus, sub-parts).
 
 
* Updating enablement, labels, icons of menu and tool items.
 
* Updating enablement, labels, icons of menu and tool items.
 
* Registering command handlers.
 
* Registering command handlers.
* Reacting to changes to the [[E4/Workbench_Model|workbench model]].
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=== Specific to Command Handlers ===
 
* Reporting progress and responding to cancellation requests.
 
* Reporting progress and responding to cancellation requests.
* Reporting status (think status line).
 
* Logging.
 
  
Domain-specific services:
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=== Advanced ===
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* Shell Provider (for properly parenting dialogs).
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* Reacting to changes to the [[E4/Workbench_Model|workbench model]].
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* Participating in label and icon decoration.
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* Reacting to changes to the context (such as plug-ins that come and go).
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* Dynamically contributing to the [[E4/Workbench_Model|workbench model]] (e.g. tool items, menus, sub-parts).
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=== Domain-specific ===
 
* IWorkspace.
 
* IWorkspace.
 
* Database connection.
 
* Database connection.
* My EMF model.
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* Getting hold of the domain model, e.g. in the form of an EMF model.
  
Not sure about:
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=== Not Sure About These ===
 
* String comparison/collation.
 
* String comparison/collation.
 
* String localization.
 
* String localization.

Revision as of 13:36, 17 October 2008

Contents

Fundamentals

  • Life cycle - initialization and disposal.
  • Status handling (errors and warnings).
  • Logging over and above status handling.
  • Scheduling background work.
  • Accessing preferences (mostly read access, but sometimes write access).
  • Reporting status (think status line).
  • Adapting objects.

Specific to UI Parts

  • Receiving input.
  • Producing selection.
  • Persisting data (receiving persisted state, and producing persistable state).
  • Managing shared resources (e.g. JFace LocalResourceManager).
  • Connecting to the help system.
  • Participating in Undo/Redo.
  • Participating in editor lifecycle (units of saveability, dirtiness, saving, prompting to save).
  • Updating enablement, labels, icons of menu and tool items.
  • Registering command handlers.

Specific to Command Handlers

  • Reporting progress and responding to cancellation requests.

Advanced

  • Shell Provider (for properly parenting dialogs).
  • Reacting to changes to the workbench model.
  • Participating in label and icon decoration.
  • Reacting to changes to the context (such as plug-ins that come and go).
  • Dynamically contributing to the workbench model (e.g. tool items, menus, sub-parts).

Domain-specific

  • IWorkspace.
  • Database connection.
  • Getting hold of the domain model, e.g. in the form of an EMF model.

Not Sure About These

  • String comparison/collation.
  • String localization.