SOFA 2.0 Editor - GUI Repository Designer for Eclipse



SOFA 2.0 repository editor v. 1.3.0 released. Changes »


SOFA 2.0 repository editor v. 1.0.149 released.


Work on the plug-in is started. History »


Compiling and installation

User's manual

Usage scenarios

Developer's manual

UML diagrams

Java docs

Author MaViNes (c)


OSGI Framework

Eclipse plugin basics

RCP basics

SWT draw basics

jFace tips

SWT Linux/Windows differences

Author MaViNes (c)

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The manual is aimed to describe the structure of the plug-in, interactions between the plug-in and the Eclipse IDE, and to provide detailed description of the contributions to Eclipse's workbench.

The manual describes OSGi basics, way of plugging into the workbench, main milestones for the plug-in development, plug-in structure, plug-in parts, Eclipse's tooling for the plug-in development, Eclipse libraries for the GUI development, interactions of the plug-in and the workbench, extension points.

The target audience for this manual is developers who wish to extend and/or modify plug-in's features and/or code structure.

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