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<title>We Have Lift-off: The Launching Framework in Eclipse</title>
<date>January 8, 2003</date>
<name>Joe Szurszewski</name>
The ability to launch (run or debug) code under development is
fundamental to an IDE. But because Eclipse is more of a tools
platform than a tool itself, Eclipse's launching capabilities
depend entirely on the current set of installed plug-ins. This
article describes the API available to build launching plug-ins
and works through developing an example launcher using this API.