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Platform UI consists of many components.  They provide the basic building blocks for user interfaces built with Eclipse.  Some of these can be reused in arbitrary applications (Rich Client Platform), while others are specific to the Eclipse IDE.
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Platform UI consists of many components.  They provide the basic building blocks for user interfaces built with Eclipse.  Some of these can be reused in arbitrary applications ([[Rich Client Platform]]), while others are specific to the Eclipse IDE.
  
* [[Rich Client Platform|RCP]]
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== Components ==
* [[JFace]]
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* [[Workbench]]
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* [[Eclipse4|Eclipse 4]] - Integrating work from the e4 incubator into the Eclipse platform
* [[Common Navigator Framework]] and default instance ("Project Explorer")
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* [[Rich Client Platform|RCP]] - Packages UI components for use in non-IDE applications
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* [[Workbench]] - Provides UI structure
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* [[JFace]] - A UI tooklit with SWT based views
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* [[Common Navigator Framework]] - Assists with UI navigation of content
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* [[Platform_UI/Accessibility_Features|Accessibility]] - Guidelines and support for UI accessibility
  
 
== What's New ==
 
== What's New ==
* [[Platform_UI/Plan/4.2|Platform UI 4.2 Plan]] shows our milestone-level plan for the 4.2 release.
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* [[Platform_UI/Plan/4.2|4.2 Plan]] - Milestone-level plan for the 4.2 release.
* [[Platform UI/New Extension Point]] contains some hints and tips for those developing new extension points for the workbench.
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* [[Eclipse4/API|Eclipse 4 APIs]] - Developing Eclipse 4 APIs for the Kepler release
* [[Platform UI/ResourceNavigator]] ResourceNavigator end of life plan.
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Platform UI consists of many components. They provide the basic building blocks for user interfaces built with Eclipse. Some of these can be reused in arbitrary applications (Rich Client Platform), while others are specific to the Eclipse IDE.

Components

  • Eclipse 4 - Integrating work from the e4 incubator into the Eclipse platform
  • RCP - Packages UI components for use in non-IDE applications
  • Workbench - Provides UI structure
  • JFace - A UI tooklit with SWT based views
  • Common Navigator Framework - Assists with UI navigation of content
  • Accessibility - Guidelines and support for UI accessibility

What's New

  • 4.2 Plan - Milestone-level plan for the 4.2 release.
  • Eclipse 4 APIs - Developing Eclipse 4 APIs for the Kepler release