New in Workbench 2

Wolfram Workbench now includes functionality for authoring and building Mathematica documentation for your applications. Many new features and improvements in code editing and navigation, Mathematica front end integration, and more, are also provided.

Documentation Development

  • PacletInfo.m editor to view your projects' documentation
  • Application Tools utility for running and testing builds and deploying your application
  • Documentation Tools palette for documentation authoring
Write Documentation

Mathematica Editor Features

  • Group comments in your Mathematica code so that it can be divided into sections that can be opened and closed
  • Improved code hover, with full context, attributes, and options information
  • Enhanced syntax coloring to reflect the Mathematica package structure, and additional errors and warnings, such as unused local variables
  • New quick fixes, including adding attributes to a symbol and inserting arguments into a list
  • Find references to a function
  • Dialog to find symbols or packages
Syntax Coloring

Mathematica Installation Manager

  • The installation manager now makes it easy to work with several different versions of Mathematica

Mathematica Front End Integration

  • Workbench now sets up Mathematica every time a notebook from a project is opened so that you can load code and start working with it
  • Easy configuration of Workbench to make stylesheets and palettes from your project available to the notebook front end
  • Hyperlink addition from Mathematica source files to notebooks in your project
  • Notebook comparison using a special tree difference tool
  • Search notebook documents with the Mathematica pattern search utility
  • Enhanced Show In feature links to notebook files
Notebook Comparison

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Eclipse Version

  • Eclipse 3.5 is included in Workbench
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