Tutorial of Mark Dexter -Eclipse Workbench

Workbench_Tutorial Code


Lesson 1
● Discuss Tutorial Target Audience
● Import WorkbenchTutorial project
● Use drag and drop to open files and arrange files
● Subdivide the Edit Area
● Create multiple instances of a single file
● Create a new workbench in a separate window

Lesson 2
● Introduce Eclipse Views
● Move Views Around the Workbench
● Create Detached Views
● Minimize and Maximize Views
● Use Trim Stacks and Fast Views
● Pop-Up Views
● View Tool Bars and Menus
● Search View
● Pin a View

Lesson 3
● Introduce Perspectives
● Switching Between Perspectives
● Reset Perspective Command
● Create a New Perspective
● Customize Perspectives
● Save a Perspective
● Close and Delete a Perspective

Lesson 4
● Context-Sensitive Help
● Help Toolbar Options
● Help Search
● Help Bookmarks
● Resource Bookmarks
● Help Cheat Sheets
● Quick Access (Ctrl+3)
● Back, Forward, Last Edit Location Navigation

Lesson 5
● Show Key Assist (Ctrl+Shift+L)
● Edit Keyboard Shortcuts
● Incremental Find (Ctrl+J)
● Quick Diff (Ctrl+Q)
● Create Custom Keyboard Shortcut

Lesson 6
● Change Keyboard Shortcut
● Change to Single-Click File Open Mode
● Export and Import Preferences
● Compare with Local History
● History Preferences
● Compare Two Files
● Restore Deleted File from History

Eclipse Website

www.eclipse.org/resources . This lists a number of articles, books, presentations,
demonstrations and other resources on a variety of topics related to Eclipse.

Java Websites

● The Java Tutorials from Sun (http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/index.html). This is
the gold standard for learning Java, and it’s free.

Copyright © 2007 Mark Dexter. Licensed under the Educational Community License version 1.0.