We want to make it as easy as possible to get started building plug-ins using the ABAP in Eclipse SDK. This document tries to collect all available information on one page. It features links to the official documentation, tutorials, existing community projects and a lot more. If you think something is missing make sure to notify us via the comments so we can add it.
Consists of two parts:
1) How To Guide - Walks you through a simple example. Shows you how to build your own RESTful resources on the server and invoke it from the client side
When creating a new Eclipse plug-in project the tooling give the possibility to start with a simple example. These example are great to get started with basic concepts such as: adding new views, menu items, ...
Tools for plug-in development
Eclipse contains tools which assist you while building plug-ins:
Allows you to learn more about the technical implementation of a feature. Simply position the mouse cursor on an element (menu item, view, etc.) you want to learn more about and press the shortcut ALT+SHIFT+F1.
Menu items can be inspected by pressing ALT+SHIFT+F2 before executing the mouse click which opens the menu.