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October 23, 2011

Ottawa Android
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» Android AOSP Source Plugin

This article shows how to install the AOSP Source plugin for eclipse so when you are working with the Android API you can actually view the contents of various functions to get a better understanding of what’s going on under … Continue reading

June 16, 2008

Rick Leir
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» The definitive guide to SWT and JFace

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The definitive guide to SWT and JFace / Rob Warner with Robert Harris. Apress Springer Verlag, c2004.

Here is a good introduction to Eclipse GUI programming. Though somewhat dated, it is still worth reading. It will help if you are doing a Rich Client (RCP) or extending Eclipse with a new plugin. SWT is way better than Swing, but there seem to be fewer books on it. There is a lot to learn, and too many sources on the net, so use this book to get started.

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June 14, 2008

Rick Leir
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» Eclipse : building commercial-quality plug-ins

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Eclipse : building commercial-quality plug-ins / Eric Clayberg, Dan Rubel ; Addison-Wesley, c2004.

If you are extending Eclipse or designing a Rich Client (RCP) then this book will be useful. Also if you are planning a Java project, and want to see a project architecture.

It is dated now (2008), but the main concepts have not changed.

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May 30, 2008

Rick Leir
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» Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs

Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs / John Arthorne, Chris Laffra. Addison-Wesley, 2004

Eclipse is a big system, and there is a lot to be learned about it.  This book is somewhat dated, but you will want to read it if you are using or extending Eclipse.

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