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Most (but not all) technology developed by Eclipse projects are based on the Eclipse Platform. The [http://eclipse.org/articles/Whitepaper-Platform-3.1/eclipse-platform-whitepaper.pdf Eclipse Platform Technical Overview] whitepaper provides a good overview of the platform.
 
Most (but not all) technology developed by Eclipse projects are based on the Eclipse Platform. The [http://eclipse.org/articles/Whitepaper-Platform-3.1/eclipse-platform-whitepaper.pdf Eclipse Platform Technical Overview] whitepaper provides a good overview of the platform.
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/documentation/ Eclipse Documentation]
  
 
Learning about Plug-ins:
 
Learning about Plug-ins:
  
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* [http://help.eclipse.org/helios/index.jsp?nav=/2 Platform Plug-in Developer Guide]
 
* [http://eclipse.org/resources/resource.php?id=336 Developing Plug-ins for Eclipse] A complete course on Plug-in development.
 
* [http://eclipse.org/resources/resource.php?id=336 Developing Plug-ins for Eclipse] A complete course on Plug-in development.
 
* [http://eclipse.org/resources/?sort=date&category=Plug-ins More Eclipse Plug-in resources...]
 
* [http://eclipse.org/resources/?sort=date&category=Plug-ins More Eclipse Plug-in resources...]

Revision as of 10:22, 11 April 2011

This document provides a starting point for software developer who would like to learn about building products on Eclipse frameworks and APIs.

Getting Started

Most (but not all) technology developed by Eclipse projects are based on the Eclipse Platform. The Eclipse Platform Technical Overview whitepaper provides a good overview of the platform.

Learning about Plug-ins:

The Eclipse Rich Client Platform:

User-interface technology:

Other important services and technology:

Other Resources:

Ask Questions

Perhaps the best way to learn about Eclipse is to ask questions. If you're not sure about where to ask a question, try the "New Comer" forum. Note that you'll have to create an account to contribute to the forum (you don't need an account to browse).

There is also a very large Eclipse contingent on Stack Overflow; tag your question with "eclipse".

This page is moderated by the EMO.