Eclipse Platform API Specification

Packages
Package
Description
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 applying and working with patches.
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.
Application programming interfaces for commands and handlers.
Application programming interfaces for common base classes.
Application programming interfaces for contexts.
Classes for the creation of undoable operations which can be added to an operations history and later be undone and redone.
Classes representing core utilities for the Commands infrastructure.
Provides classes for binding observable objects, for example UI widgets and model objects.
Provides classes for observing JavaBeans(tm) objects.
Provides interfaces and classes for data type conversion.
Provides the core APIs for observing changes in objects.
Provides classes for observing changes in lists.
Provides classes that can be used to observe changes in maps.
Provides classes that can be used to observe a detail of a master object.
Provides classes that can be used to observe changes in sets.
Provides classes that can be used to observe changes in discrete values.
Interfaces and classes for representing and observing properties of objects.
 
 
 
 
Provides general utilities for data binding.
Provides the core APIs for validation.
Application programming interfaces for the expression language.
Provides the API for accessing file buffers.
Provides the API for manipulating file buffers.
Provides an interface for interacting with a file system.
Provides an API to be extended by a file system implementation.
Provides support for the management of platform level proxy settings.
Provides basic support for managing a workspace and its resources.
Provides APIs intended to be implemented by the resource filter matchers.
Provides APIs for integrating application models with the workspace
Provides APIs intended to be implemented by the auto-refresh providers.
Provides APIs intended to be implemented by the Team component.
Provides APIs intended to be implemented by the path variable providers.
Provides support for the runtime platform, core utility methods and the extension registry.
Provides API to start the platform.
Provides core support for content types.
Provides helpers to facilitate the authoring of dynamic plug-ins.
Provides core support for scheduling and interacting with background activity.
Provides core support for Eclipse preferences.
Extension registry infrastructure for service providers
Provides support for defining and contributing variables for the purpose of string substitution.
Provides support for launching programs, breakpoint management, expression management, and debug events.
Provides a set of interfaces for common debug commands.
Defines interfaces for debug model elements, source lookup, and launching.
Provides support for source lookup.
Provides implementations of common source containers supporting source lookup.
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 a set of interfaces and classes for rendering and annotating text in the debug console.
Provides a set of interfaces and classes for debug context management.
Provides classes and interfaces to render memory blocks in the memory view.
Provides a user interface for debug platform source lookup facilities.
Provides an interface to select an argument for a string substitution variable.
Application programming interfaces for Eclipse contexts.
Application programming interfaces describing dependency injection framework.
Application programming interfaces for annotations used by the dependency injection.
Application programming interfaces for dependency injection object suppliers.
 
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 dependency injection annotations.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 application model elements.
 
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 descriptor model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 state and container model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the advanced Eclipse 4 user interface model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the basic Eclipse 4 user interface model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 menu and toolbar model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 fragment model elements.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 context service.
Application programming interfaces describing Eclipse 4 handlers and the workbench.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 lifecycle annotations.
Application programming interfaces describing the Eclipse 4 model services.
Provides core support for Eclipse application model.
This package provides classes for processing bidirectional text with a special structure to ensure its proper presentation.
This package provides classes for users who need finer control on structured text handling.
This package provides APIs for plug-in developers to contribute handlers for specific types of bidirectional expressions not supported in the standard distribution.
Defines the framework admin.
Provides core support for the Jetty-based Http Service.
Provides core support for the Http Registry.
Provides core support for the Jsp Jasper Registry.
Provides core support for the HttpService Servlet.
Provides core support for the HttpService Servlet.
Provides core support for interacting with a p2-based provisioning system
Provides API for customizing and extending a p2-based provisioning system
Provides support for interacting with the p2 provisioning engine
Provides queries specific to profiles
Provides support for registering new provisioning actions and touchpoints.
Defines the metadata being handled by p2.
Provides a simple expression language used to represent requirements and filters in the metadada
Provides classes for metadata query indexing
Describes high level provisioning operations that can be resolved and performed either modally or in the background.
Provides core support for interacting with a dependency resolution mechanism.
Provides common classes for the query mechanism.
Defines common API for querying and modifying provisioning repositories.
Defines artifact repository.
Defines SPI for registering new implementations of artifact repositories.
Defines metadata repository.
Defines SPI for registering new implementations of metadata repositories.
Defines common types for handling repositories.
Provides query utilities specific to provisioning of OSGi bundles
Provides provisioning user interface classes that can be used for assembling a provisioning UI.
Adaptation of JAAS infrastructure to OSGi bundles world.
Defines basic user credentials
Support of the login modules extension point
Equinox secure storage
Equinox secure storage: provider-specific functionality
Provides core help system for the platform.
Support for help system extension points.
Provides interfaces that need to be implemented by web browser adapters.
Provides the ability to add participants to help search and is responsible for creating search indices.
Provides the ability to specify the web server to be used by the help system.
Provides access to information center and stand alone help system.  Classes in this package are not supposed to be called by Eclipse plugins, they are intended to be called from outside of Eclipse environment.
Provides a framework for editing and contributing to the help search scope.
Provides an implementation of IWorkbenchWindowActionDelegate for opening a URL in a browser.
API classes for the help web application.
Provides support for shared UI resources such as menus, tool bars, and status lines.
Provides support for bindings between commands and various user input events (e.g., keyboard shortcuts).
Provides support for bindings between commands and keys.
Provides support for formatting key sequences.
Provides JFace-specific support for commands.
Provides a content assist add-on for implementors of IContentAssistSubjectControl.
Provides JFace-specific support for contexts.
 
Provides classes that bridge between data binding and the JFace Fieldassist framework.
 
Provides classes that can be used to observe changes in SWT widgets.
 
Provides classes that can be used to observe the JFace Viewer framework.
Provides classes that bridge between data binding and the JFace Wizard framework.
Provides support for dialogs.
Provides classes that help communicate proper content for fields in dialogs and wizards.
Provides support for layout generation.
Provides support for trim specification.
 
Provides JFace support for long-running operations.
Provides a framework for preferences.
Provides support for managing resources such as SWT fonts and images.
Provides a framework for creating and manipulating text documents.
Provides a content assist add-on for an ITextViewer.
Provides a content formatter add-on for an ITextViewer.
Provides support for detecting and displaying hyperlinks in ISourceViewers.
Provides an information provider add-on for an ITextViewer.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with the Eclipse text editor's linked position support.
Provides a presentation reconciler add-on for an ITextViewer.
This package provides an implementation of projection documents.
This package provides the quick assist assistant add-on for an ISourceViewer.
Provides a reconciler add-on for an ITextViewer.
Provides a revision model and a protocol to display revision information in a vertical ruler column.
Provides a framework for rule based text scanning and uses the framework to provide rule-driven default implementations of IPresentationDamager, IPresentationRepairer and IDocumentPartitioner.
Provides a framework for connecting document regions with annotations and for displaying those.
This package provides the UI part for projection documents of which the most important part is the projection viewer.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with the Eclipse text template support.
Provides persistence support for templates.
Provides useful building blocks used throughout JFace, including property change events, a listener list implementation, and runtime checked assertions.
Provides a framework for viewers, which are model-based content adapters for SWT widgets.
Provides a framework for viewers that handle deferred contents.
Provides a general framework for creating and managing windows.
Provides a framework for wizards.
Provides support for the JSch SSH2 library.
Provides UI support for the JSch SSH2 library.
Application programmer interface to implement semantic preserving workspace transformations.
Application programming interface to query refactoring history information from the refactoring infrastructure.
Application programming interface to support logical models.
Application programming interface to participant in existing rename, move and delete refactorings if the refactoring provider supports participation.
Application programmer interface to implement resource dependend refactorings.
Application programming interface to implement a wizard based user interface for refactorings.
Application programming interface to actions related to the refactoring history.
Application programming interface to display and preview refactoring history information.
Application programming interface to provide model integration for refactoring histories.
Application programming interface to actions related to resource refactorings.
Provides services related to the Equinox console.
Provides the event manager API.
Provides the FrameworkLog service.
Provides the Equinox framework launch API.
Provides the Location service.
Provides the DebugOptions service.
Provides the EnvironmentInfo service.
Provides bundle localization and local provider service APIs.
Provides the Equinox resolver API.
Provides API for monitoring and running code on the main thread.
Equinox security services
Equinox Signed Content
Provides the storage manager API.
Provides utility classes for NLS support and bundle manifest header parsing.
Classes giving access to the file (text) search functionality.

Classes and interface required to contribute search dialog pages and search result view pages.
Search actions
Provides the base classes to implement a search result view part for searches with textual matches.
SWT constants and error handling support.
SWT Accessibility.
SWT AWT embedding support.
SWT Browser widget.
SWT Custom widgets.
SWT Drag and Drop support.
SWT typed listener support.
SWT graphics classes.
SWT internal classes
SWT layout classes.
SWT Win32 OLE implementation classes.
SWT OpenGL support.
SWT Printing support classes.
SWT Program support class.
SWT widget public API classes.
Application programming interfaces for defining and working with repository providers.
Application programming interfaces for working with diffs.
Application programming interfaces for working with diffs.
Application programming interfaces for describing the history associated with files.
Application programming interfaces for describing the history associated with files.
Application programming interfaces for working with resource mappings.
Application programming interfaces for working with resource mappings.
Application programming interfaces for generating and refreshing synchronization state.
Application programming interfaces for managing synchronization state.
Application programming interfaces for accessing and managing resource variants.
Provides basic support for managing Team providers.
Application programming interfaces for working with history.
Application programming interfaces for working with resource mappings.
Contains the team synchronization presentation framework and support for the Synchronize View.
Provides support for describing and applying textual document editions.
Provides undo and redo support for a document.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform About dialog.
Classes for actions and operations used in a workbench window, page, or part in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application-level APIs for configuring and controling the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Classes for branding support.
Web browser support APIs for opening URLs from Eclipse applications
Provides support for working with cheat sheets.
Provides support for retrieving information on Commands from the workbench.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with the Eclipse console.
Application programming interfaces for Eclipse console specific actions.
Provides a content assist add-on for implementors of IContentAssistSubjectControl.
Provides support for integrating contexts into the Eclipse workbench.
APIs for Workbench properties and observables for use with data binding
Classes for standard dialogs, wizards, and preference pages in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Classes and Interface specifications for Drag and Drop in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Provides a standard text editor and concrete document providers based IFileBuffer and others directly handling IFile and IStorage as editor input.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with the Eclipse text editor template support.
Classes that provide workbench-level UI support for content assistance and common workbench field decorations.
Forms-based controls for use in views, editors, and wizards.
Support for forms-based multi-page editors.
Events and listeners for forms-based parts.
Custom widgets and controls for forms-based parts.
Provides support for integrating handlers into the Eclipse workbench.
Classes for integration with the help support system in the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
APIs for the IDE-specific portion of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
APIs for dialogs in the IDE-specific portion of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
APIs for the IDE-specific support for the org.eclipse.core.filesystem.fileSystem extension.
APIs that provide undo and redo behavior for operations that manipulate the workspace.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the product introduction parts.
Provides support for customizing welcome content and presentation.
Contains classes which can be used to add controls to a welcome page.
Application programming interfaces for the Quicklinks Viewer, a component for the Welcome/Intro.
Provides a mechanism to add a preference page to customize welcome.
Provides support for integrating keys into the Eclipse workbench.
Provides the public API and default implementation for contributing menu and toolbars to the menu service.
Provides a workbench adapter for displaying workbench elements in the UI without having to know the concrete type of the element, and various label providers for workbench-specific objects like editors, views, and perspectives.
Provides the Common Navigator framework.
Provides reusable components for clients that need to expand on the capabilities provided by the reference Common Navigator Resources extension.
Classes that provide the basic workbench UI support for undo and redo of operations.
Classes for the creation of workbench parts that integrate with the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Class hierarchies for plug-ins that integrate with the Eclipse Platform UI.
Classes for using the preferences support in org.eclipse.core.runtime.preferences
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Classes for service support.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Classes for testing support.
Provides a framework for text editors obeying to the desktop rules.
Adds a LinkedModeUI subclass that is aware of workbench editors.
Provides interfaces to for the org.eclipse.ui.editors.quickDiffReferenceProvider extension point and adds an action to enable quick diff display for an editor.
Provides interfaces and classes for the org.eclipse.ui.workbench.texteditor.rulerColumns.
Partial infrastructure for spell checking in text editors.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with the Eclipse text editor template support.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface.
Provides the standard Content Outline view which can show the active editor's custom outline for the document being edited.
Provides support for a web-browser style of navigation within a view by maintaining a list of frames.
Utility classes for working with markers in views
 
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.
Provides the Tabbed Properties framework.
Provides the standard Task List view for displaying tasks and problem annotations on resources.
Application programming interfaces for interaction with and extension of the Eclipse Platform User Interface wizard support.
Provides the standard Import and Export wizards for moving resources into and out of the workspace.
Provides the standard wizards for creating files, folders, and projects in the workspace.
 
Application programming interfaces representing test elements as shown in the Unit Test view.
 
Provides support for accessing platform configuration data.