The Language Toolkit: An API for Automated Refactorings in Eclipse-based IDEs

Anyone who supports a programming language in an Eclipse-based IDE will be asked sooner or later to offer automated refactorings - similar to what is provided by the Java Development Tools (JDT). Since the release of Eclipse 3.1, at least part of this task--which is by no means simple--is supported by a language neutral API: the Language Toolkit (LTK). But how is this API used?

Categories: Platform, Language Toolkit

[html] The Language Toolkit: An API for Automated Refactorings in Eclipse-based IDEs
April 2006
by Leif Frenzel