|Re: Using ECF on RCP [message #581292 is a reply to message #581235]
||Fri, 13 May 2005 03:41
| Tony Lam
Registered: July 2009
Thanks for your speedy respond. I guess if ECF committers keep in mind that
RCP developers are always interest in ECF, this project will have a greater
impact on the Eclipse ecosystem. I'll have a good look on
org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab, and contact you for extra help. Thanks.
"Scott Lewis" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hi Tony,
> Tony Lam wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Our software team in Australia is developing a RCP application (GumTree)
> > scientific instrument control. I believe we can leverage ECF to provide
> > better user experience in our application.
> > I can imagine the following services can be integrate for us via ecf:
> > 1. Chating / message exchange (already available in ecf)
> > 2. File exchange (also available in ecf)
> > 3. Remote control on Eclipse view (like remote desktop in Windows where
> > client has to accept remote control request from another party). So
> > the instrument scientist can help novice instrument user online.
> > I've tried ecf m2, and the current implementation requires one to hook
> > with a project. However, project is IDE specific and cannot be
> > RCP easily.
> We've designed the example collaboration client so that rather than
> refer to a project it can refer to a IResource...which includes projects
> but also includes workspaces or files. So it should be possible to use
> this alongside an RCP pretty readily.
> We've been discussing the need to have the ECF plugins run with an RCP
> app. This sounds like potentially a good one to support.
> My question is how to leverage the most out of the current ecf
> > implementation for RCP application? It may be useful if we can just
> > the standard view (like "ECF Collaboration). Thanks.
> You can definately reuse the example collab plugin (which has the ECF
> Collaboration view). With some modification to the code in this plugin
> (org.eclipse.ecf.example.collab) you should be able to reuse much of
> what is there for your app.
> If you would like to correspond about this plugin in more detail please
> contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help out with answering
> questions, pointing to appropriate places in code, etc.
> > Regards,
> > Tony.
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