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Re: [tycho-user] Tycho RCP starting point

Hi Simon,

Because the screens I see are different and because of the date, I
thought eclipse e4 is much newer. In the modern open source age things
move fast :)

Thanks for your offer.

Regards,
Gadi.


On Wed, 2018-11-21 at 10:13 +0100, Simon Scholz wrote:
> Hi Gadi,
> 
> > These tutorials are out of date. I am looking for inside knowledge
> > :)
> Why do you consider our tutorials "out of date"?
> IMHO they give you the insights you need to answer your questions.
> 
> > 1. Do I start from eclipse with a wizard or is there a maven
> > archetype?
> There is no maven archetype for Eclipse projects.
> There are several wizards to create the different artifacts for an
> RCP
> application.
> 
> > 2. Is there a Tycho installation for eclipse?
> Tycho  is a maven plug-in so you just need to install the maven
> tooling in Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org/m2e/)
> And there is also a tycho connector the different tycho packaging
> types.
> 
> For all the other questions please just read
> http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/EclipseTycho/article.html, which is
> not out of date, and then come back in case you still have questions.
> 
> And we also offer trainings for your topic, which I highly recommend,
> because according to your questions it seems that you need help to
> get
> things going.
> 
> See http://www.vogella.com/training/eclipse/tycho.html and
> http://www.vogella.com/training/eclipse/eclipsercp.html
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Simon
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 10:28 AM <gadi.eichhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Thanks Martin,
> > 
> > These tutorials are out of date. I am looking for inside knowledge
> > :)
> > 
> > Let me break it down:
> > 1. Do I start from eclipse with a wizard or is there a maven
> > archetype?
> > 2. Is there a Tycho installation for eclipse?
> > 3. What are the steps to create an RCP Tycho project and run it?
> > 4. Do I run the RCP app from eclipse or from maven or other?
> > 5. How do I use Tycho to do an "Export" ?
> > 
> > maybe too many questions to start with but I spent few days already
> > going nowhere and getting frustrated. For example, the RCP demo
> > tycho
> > from github will not even open in eclipse?!
> > 
> > I will try and add the RCP to my eclipse but not sure which
> > download
> > site is recommended for it.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Gadi.
> > 
> > 
> > On Tue, 2018-11-20 at 09:13 +0000, SCHREIBER.Martin wrote:
> > > Hi Gadi,
> > > 
> > > IMHO a good starting point for Eclipse RCP is the tutorial from
> > > vogella [1]. They do also have a up-to-date Tycho tutorial [2]
> > > and
> > > after working through the tutorials, you would have good
> > > samples/starting points. Regarding your 4th question, I would
> > > recommend to use the Eclipse Installer [3] and select "Eclipse
> > > for
> > > RCP and RAP Developers" to get an IDE with all the RCP features.
> > > But
> > > it is also possible to install the RCP stuff on any existing
> > > Eclipse
> > > IDE installation by using the "Install new Software..."-Wizard.
> > > 
> > > [1] http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/EclipseRCP/article.html
> > > [2] http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/EclipseTycho/article.html
> > > [3] https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/
> > > 
> > > Hth
> > > Martin
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> > > Von: tycho-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx <
> > > tycho-user-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Im Auftrag von gadi.eichhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Gesendet: Dienstag, 20. November 2018 09:52
> > > An: tycho-user@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Betreff: [tycho-user] Tycho RCP starting point
> > > 
> > > Hi All,
> > > 
> > > I am new to eclipse platform and RCP.
> > > 
> > > I was assigned with a task to migrate an eclipse RCP project to
> > > Tycho
> > > and adding backend communication to pull live data. There are
> > > some
> > > SWT customizations but over all it is a simple application.
> > > 
> > > My questions are:
> > > 1. where can I find up to date documentation on RCP?
> > > 2. where can I find up to date documentation on Tycho?
> > > 3. sample application for both Tycho and RCP?
> > > 4. Can I install RCP on top of standard eclipse IDE or do I have
> > > to
> > > use the specific IDE for RCP?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Many thanks in advance.
> > > 
> > > Gadi.
> > > 
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