Develop skills to build powerful plug-ins with Eclipse IDE through examplesAbout This BookCreate useful plug-ins to make Eclipse work for youLearn how to migrate Eclipse 3.x plug-ins to Eclipse 4.xFrom automation to testing, find out how to get your IDE performing at an impressive standardWho This Book Is ForThis book is for Java developers familiar with Eclipse who need more from the IDE. This book will sharpen your confidence and make you a more productive developer with a tool that supports rather than limits you.What You Will LearnCreate plug-ins for Eclipse 4.xTest plug-ins automatically with JUnitDisplay tree and table information in viewsUpgrade Eclipse 3.x plug-ins to Eclipse 4.xFind out how to build user interfaces from SWT and JFaceRun tasks in the background and update the user interface asynchronouslyAutomate builds of plug-ins and featuresAutomate user interface tests with SWTBotIn DetailEclipse is used by everyone from indie devs to NASA engineers. Its popularity is underpinned by its impressive plug-in ecosystem, which allows it to be extended to meet the needs of whoever is using it. This book shows you how to take full advantage of the Eclipse IDE by building your own useful plug-ins from start to finish.Taking you through the complete process of plug-in development, from packaging to automated testing and deployment, this book is a direct route to quicker, cleaner Java development. It may be for beginners, but we're confident that you'll develop new skills quickly. Pretty soon you'll feel like an expert, in complete control of your IDE.Don't let Eclipse define you - extend it with the plug-ins you need today for smarter, happier, and more effective development.Style and approachPacked with plenty of examples so you're never stuck, or never left simply reading instructions, this book encourages you to get started immediately. This book is for developers who want to develop, not just learn.