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what does Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins cover ?

 
Eusebio Floriano
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Hi Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel.
What are the core topics in your book ?
Actually i�m interest in portability of plug-ins across IDE�s.
Does your book cover this ?
In your opnion, will it really happens or probably different IDEs wont have compatibility of plug-ins.

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Alexandru Popescu
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Topics in the book:
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somkiat puisungnoen
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Website of this book.
 
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Originally posted by Vinicius Boson:
What are the core topics in your book ?


The core of the book is how to write high quality plugins.
A quick review of the chpater titles and index will provide you with more
http://www.qualityeclipse.com/?page=book/chapters.html

Originally posted by Vinicius Boson:
Actually i�m interest in portability of plug-ins across IDE�s.
Does your book cover this ?


No.

Originally posted by Vinicius Boson:
In your opnion, will it really happens or probably different IDEs wont have compatibility of plug-ins.


It *might* be possible in the future to have one plugin work in multiple IDEs if all vendors agree to implement and support a standard API (a very big if), but you loose too much quality in the process. The APIs involved will be least common denominator and provide little in the way of tight integration.
 
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