Eclipse Platform

Eclipse Platform API Specification

Platform Runtime Packages
org.eclipse.core.runtime Provides core support for plug-ins and the plug-in registry.

Workspace Packages
org.eclipse.core.resources Provides basic support for managing a workspace and its resources.

Workbench Packages
org.eclipse.jface.action Provides support for shared UI resources such as menus, tool bars, and status lines.
org.eclipse.jface.dialogs Provides support for dialogs.
org.eclipse.jface.operation Provides JFace support for long-running operations.
org.eclipse.jface.preference Provides a framework for preferences.
org.eclipse.jface.resource Provides support for managing resources such as SWT fonts and images.
org.eclipse.jface.text Provides a framework for creating, manipulating, displaying and editing text documents.
org.eclipse.jface.text.contentassist Provides a content assist add-on for an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.text.formatter Provides a text formatter add-on for an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.text.information Provides an information provider add-on for an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.text.presentation Provides a presentation reconciler add-on for an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.text.reconciler Provides a reconciler add-on for an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.text.rules Provides a framework for rule based text scanning and uses the framework to provide rule-driven default implementations of IPresentationDamager, IPresentationRepairer and IDocumentPartitioner.
org.eclipse.jface.text.source Provides a framework for connecting document regions with annotations and for displaying those annotations in combination with an ITextViewer.
org.eclipse.jface.util Provides useful building blocks used throughout JFace, including property change events, a listener list implementation, and runtime checked assertions.
org.eclipse.jface.viewers Provides a framework for viewers, which are model-based content adapters for SWT widgets.
org.eclipse.jface.window Provides a general framework for creating and managing windows.
org.eclipse.jface.wizard Provides a framework for wizards.
org.eclipse.swt SWT constants and error handling support.
org.eclipse.swt.accessibility SWT Accessibility.
org.eclipse.swt.custom SWT Custom widgets.
org.eclipse.swt.dnd SWT Drag and Drop support. SWT typed listener support. SWT graphics classes.
org.eclipse.swt.layout SWT layout classes
org.eclipse.swt.ole.win32 SWT Win32 OLE implementation classes.
org.eclipse.swt.printing SWT Printing support classes.
org.eclipse.swt.program SWT Program support class.
org.eclipse.swt.widgets SWT widget public API classes.
org.eclipse.ui Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
org.eclipse.ui.actions Classes for actions and operations used in a workbench window, page, or part in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
org.eclipse.ui.dialogs Classes for standard dialogs, wizards, and preference pages in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
org.eclipse.ui.editors.text Provides a standard text editor and a file-based document provider. Classes for integration with the help support system in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
org.eclipse.ui.model Provides a workbench adapter for displaying workbench elements in the UI without having to know the concrete type of the element.
org.eclipse.ui.part Classes for the creation of workbench parts that integrate with the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
org.eclipse.ui.plugin Class hierarchies for plug-ins that integrate with the Eclipse Platform UI.
org.eclipse.ui.texteditor Provides a framework for text editors obeying to the desktop rules.
org.eclipse.ui.views.bookmarkexplorer Provides the standard Bookmarks view which displays bookmarks on resources.
org.eclipse.ui.views.contentoutline Provides the standard Content Outline view which can show the active editor's custom outline for the document being edited.
org.eclipse.ui.views.framelist Provides support for a web-browser style of navigation within a view by maintaining a list of frames.
org.eclipse.ui.views.navigator Provides the standard Resource Navigator view which presents the tree of resources in the workspace. Provides the standard Property Sheet view which displays custom properties of the active workbench part's current selection.
org.eclipse.ui.views.tasklist Provides the standard Task List view for displaying tasks and problem annotations on resources.
org.eclipse.ui.wizards.datatransfer Provides the standard Import and Export wizards for moving resources into and out of the workspace.
org.eclipse.ui.wizards.newresource Provides the standard wizards for creating files, folders, and projects in the workspace.

Other Packages
org.eclipse.ant.core Provides support for running the Ant build tool in the platform. Provides support for performing structural and textual compare operations on arbitrary data and displaying the results. Support for compare and merge viewers which show the content side-by-side. Provides support for finding the differences between two or three sequences of comparable entities. Provides support for finding and displaying the differences between hierarchically structured data.
org.eclipse.core.boot Provides basic support for launching the Eclipse Platform.
org.eclipse.core.launcher Launches the Eclipse Platform. Provides APIs intended to be implemented by the Team component.
org.eclipse.core.runtime.model Provides core support for the modeling plug-ins and the plug-in registry.
org.eclipse.debug.core Provides support for launching programs, breakpoint management, expression management, and debug events.
org.eclipse.debug.core.model Defines interfaces for a debug model elements, source lookup, and launching.
org.eclipse.debug.ui Provides a generic debugger user interface that clients may customize via standard workbench extension points.

Provides a set of actions related to running and debugging applications. Provides core support for the Eclipse platform online help system. Provides interfaces that need to be implemented by web browser adapters.  Also contains an implementation of IWorkbenchWindowActionDelegate for opening a URL in a browser. Provides classes and interfaces for search pages. Application programming interfaces for defining and working with repository providers. Application programming interface for associating a repository provider with a project.
org.eclipse.update.core Provides support for extending the base installation and update services.
org.eclipse.update.core.model Provides model support for extending the base installation and update services.


Eclipse Platform

Copyright (c) IBM Corp. and others 2000, 2002. All Rights Reserved.