Framework to make it easy for developers to add product tours to their eclipse applications
A framework to make it easy for developers to add product tours to their eclipse applications. It accepts a tour JSON object as input and provides a Java API for the developer to control rendering the tour display and managing the tour progress. The framework is purely SWT based. The product tour will have rich popups/callouts which can be configured to popup over views/editors in a sequential manner in the Eclipse application.
Outline/structure of the Session
1) Give a glance on frameworks creating tours for web applications.
2) Relating it to the need of having a similar framework for eclipse applications
3) Explaining the components of the framework, configuration etc
4) Quick demonstration of this framework.
Developers/Organizations can use this framework to educate the users about their tool/product functionalities and thus help in shortening the learning curve for the product.
Developers who want to educate end-users about their eclipse based applications