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Who should use this guide

Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF) Introduction ECF has two major uses:

  1. For Users: ECF provides Instant Messaging (IM), Chat, File Sharing, Voice-Over-IP (VOIP), Real-Time Group Collaboration
  2. For Developers: A framework (set of APIs) for developers to add communications functions to their tools and applications

Using ECF Applications

Upon installation of both the ECF 'Core' feature and the ECF 'Application' feature, ECF creates a new perspective for the workspace called 'Communications'. To access this perspective, click on the 'Communications' button in the upper right of the workspace:

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