We Have Lift-off: The Launching Framework in Eclipse

The ability to launch (run or debug) code under development is fundamental to an IDE. But because Eclipse is more of a tools platform than a tool itself, Eclipse's launching capabilities depend entirely on the current set of installed plug-ins. This article describes the API available to build launching plug-ins and works through developing an example launcher using this API.

Categories: Plug-ins, Platform, Debugging

[html] We Have Lift-off: The Launching Framework in Eclipse
January 2003
by Joe Szurszewski