Modern User Interfaces with SWT and Eclipse 4
LL 20 C
|Thursday from 1:50 PM til 4:50 PM|
This talk will give an overview about customizing the user interface of Eclipse 4 RCP applications. Nowadays the demand for customized modern UIs is increasing and the SWT approach to use widgets of the operating system is not always desired or at least needs some customization for the customers. And sometimes even new widgets have to be implemented, which do not exist, yet. Due to that topics like custom SWT widgets, customizing Eclipse 4 model renderer and general tips and tricks will be discussed.
General topics will be:
It is great and useful to know the UI toolkit and rendering possibilities to get the best out of it. You'll be surprised by the great styling and rendering capabilities of SWT and Eclipse 4.
The Eclipse IDE and the "Eclipse e4 Tools Developer Resources", which can be obtained from the official releases update site, like "http://download.eclipse.org/releases/neon", should be installed for the hands on exercises.
Simon is an expert Eclipse developer, architect and consultant. He is an active comitter in different Eclipse Projects and other open source projects.