Eclipse SDK 4.2 is the new platform for building Eclipse rich client applications. This new platform makes it easier for developers to develop and assemble applications based on Eclipse.
The 4.2 release is ready for consumption by both Eclipse plug-in developers and end users.
Developers who use the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) will find that the Eclipse SDK 4.2 makes it easier to build great looking rich client applications. The new Eclipse 4.x platform introduces the following:
Developers that have built Eclipse tools and plugins should start migrating these tools to Eclipse SDK 4.x. Tool developers will be able to take advantage of: