Graphical Editing Framework Programmer's Guide
The Graphical Editing Framework (GEF) provides a foundation for building rich,
interactive user interfaces which are not easily built using native widgets
found in the base Eclipse platform.
This guide provides an architectural overview of the Graphical Editing
Framework. The reader should have working knowledge of the Eclipse
The GEF component is separated into two plug-ins:
Notice that "GEF" can refer to the entire component (2 plug-ins), or just to
the plug-in org.eclipse.gef.