Building Commercial Quality Eclipse Plug-ins

Welcome to Eclipse: Building Commercial Quality Plug-ins by Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel.
The book will be published by Addison Wesley in Q2 2004.

The current drafts of the completed chapters are available below. HTML, PDF and DOC (MS Word) formats are provided.
Check the “Updated” column to see when the chapter last changed (many are undergoing editing based on reviewer feedback).

Please provide edits/suggestions via e-mail or directly mark up the MS Word files after turning on change tracking
(please append you initials to the file name, if you do this). We have also established a discussion forum for the book.

# Name Updated PDF MS Word # Words # Pages
1 Using Eclipse Tools 12/16/03 PDF 6.2MB ZIP 2.4MB 11,736 120
2 A Simple Plug-in Example 12/16/03 PDF 2.8MB ZIP 968KB 5,124 62
3 Eclipse Infrastructure 12/16/03 PDF 823KB ZIP 320KB 5,539 42
4 SWT Widgets 12/17/03 PDF 916KB ZIP 302KB 14,124 87
5 JFace Viewers 12/18/03 PDF 443KB ZIP 169KB 4,631 32
6 Actions 12/19/03 PDF 1.3MB ZIP 677KB 12,047 108
7 Views 11/04/03 PDF 1.0MB ZIP 405KB 12,710 105
8 Editors 12/1/03 PDF 434KB ZIP 198KB 8,553 77
9 Resources Change Tracking 11/19/03 PDF 59KB ZIP 29KB 2,586 20
10 Perspectives 9/01/03 PDF 872KB ZIP 194KB 2,842 31
11 Dialogs & Wizards 12/12/03 PDF 1.1MB ZIP 399KB 8,805 80
12 Preference Pages 12/22/03 PDF 1.3MB ZIP 428KB 5,006 50
13 Property Pages 12/22/03 PDF 656KB ZIP 225KB 3,961 37
14 Task View In Progress
15 Implementing Help 12/10/03 PDF 2.0MB ZIP 830KB 5,391 52
16 Internationalization 12/14/03 PDF 1.9MB ZIP 642KB 3,587 36
17 Extension Points 12/17/03 PDF 1.2MB ZIP 446KB 4,956 44
18 Features & Branding 12/22/03 PDF 2.9MB ZIP 964KB 6,412 65
19 Advanced Topics In Progress
20 Product Build 12/19/03 PDF 942KB ZIP 322KB 6,594 61
Totals

124,989 1,109
Special thanks to the following people who have given us detailed feedback so far:

Brian Wilkerson
Joe Bowbeer
Simon Archer…