|Eclipse 4 RCP (e4) documentation [message #1053005]
||Wed, 01 May 2013 20:50
| Dmitry Avtonomov
Registered: May 2013
So the question has several parts:|
1) is there any documentation about RCP (e4) apart from tutorials from Vogella and his book?
2) are there any official docs?
3) where can I find sources of Eclipse 4.2/4.3 to generate at least some javadoc and explore whats available inside? (if you know the answer pls don't just send me to http://git.eclipse.org/c/ I can't understand what do I need to download from there - there's a ton of projects and most don't even have description)
|Re: Eclipse 4 RCP (e4) documentation [message #1057947 is a reply to message #1057851]
||Fri, 10 May 2013 01:49
| Russell Bateman
Registered: July 2009
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
On 05/09/2013 04:25 AM, Phil Beauvoir wrote:|
> A week later and this post has had 13975 views and 0 replies. And that
> pretty much sums up the problem with Eclipse development. There is no
> proper documentation. If it weren't for the ad hoc blog posts and the
> one book for e4, the total amount of useful documentation would be zero.
> And this is why Eclipse on the desktop will die. Take a look at the
> documentation supplied by Apple for iOS development. The sheer quality
> and quantity is fantastic. What's the point in creating a new e4
> platform if no-one knows how to use it?
> As an Eclipse RCP developer for over 10 years I would now say to anyone
> who is considering it - don't. The pathetic lack of documentation, the
> constant state of half-bakedness, the regressions, the bloat, the
> dependency on Java are just not worth it. As a company you will be
> wasting money due to lack of support and proper documentation. Move on,
> it's 2013.
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