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Create an e4 sample application

Applications based on the e4 platform can use JavaFX instead of SWT as a rendering technology. This tutorial will guide you through the creation of a media sample application.

  1. Setup a target platform for your application development:
    1. Open Preferences > Plugin-in Development > Target Platform
    2. Click Add ...
    3. Select "Nothing: Start with an empty target definition".
    4. Add ...
    5. Select Software Site
    6. Add ​http://download.eclipse.org/efxclipse/runtime-nightly/site as a site.
    7. Expand "FX Target" and check "Target Platform for Eclipse" and uncheck "Include required software"
    8. Finish and activate the new target.


    Efxclipse tut3 1.png

  2. Run the New > Project ... JavaFX/Samples/e4 Media Application wizard. Choose a name for your project and leave the rest of the settings on their defaults.
    Efxclipse tut3 2.png
  3. Launch the application using the generated launch configuration
    Efxclipse tut3 3.png

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