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The Platform defines the set of frameworks and common services that collectively make up infrastructure required to support the use of Eclipse as a component model, as a Rich Client Platform (RCP) and as a comprehensive tool integration platform. These services and frameworks include a standard workbench user interface model and portable native widget toolkit, a project model for managing resources, automatic resource delta management for incremental compilers and builders, language-independent debug infrastructure, and infrastructure for distributed multi-user versioned resource management.

The Eclipse Platform is divided into component areas as follows:

Historical information about some of the above components may be found on the following old component web pages. Information on these pages is likely not up to date:

Contributions by the community

The platform team enjoys community contributions. For bugs which should be relatively easy to fix, please see the following list. List of Platform bugs where community help is required

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