Glossary

console
Name for a general view that displays output from a running program. Some perspectives have their own consoles (e.g. C-Build Console, Builder Console).
drop cursors
When you move a floating view over the workspace, the normal pointer changes into a different image to indicate where you can dock the view.
Eclipse
Name of a tools project and platform developed by an open consortium of vendors (www.eclipse.org), including QNX Software Systems.

The QNX Momentics IDE consists of a set of special plugins integrated into the standard Eclipse framework.

editors
Visual components within the workbench that let you edit or browse a resource such as a file.
Project Explorer
One of the main views in the workbench, the Project Explorer shows you a hierarchical view of your available resources.
outline
A view that shows a hierarchy of items, as the functions and header files used in a C-language source file.
perspectives
Visual containers that define which views and editors appear in the workspace.
plugins
In the context of the Eclipse Project, plugins are individual tools that seamlessly integrate into the Eclipse framework. QNX Software Systems and other vendors provide such plugins as part of their IDE offerings.
profiler
A QNX perspective that lets you gather sample snapshots of a running process in order to examine areas where its performance can be improved. This perspective includes a Profiler view to see the processes selected for profiling.
project
A collection of related resources (i.e. folders and files) for managing your work.
resources
In the context of the workbench, resources are the various projects, folders, and files that you work with.

In the context of the QNX System Information Perspective, resources are the memory, CPU, and other system components available for a running process to use.

script
A special section within a QNX buildfile containing the command lines to be executed by the OS image being generated.
stream
Eclipse term for the head branch in a CVS repository.
host
The host is the computer where the IDE resides (e.g. Windows, Linux).
target
Has two meanings:

As a software term, refers to the file that the make command examines and updates during a build process. Sometimes called a make target.

As a hardware term, refers to the QNX Neutrino-based PC or embedded system that's connected to the host PC during cross-development.

tasks
A view showing the resources or the specific lines within a file that you've marked for later attention.
UI
User interface.
views
Alternate ways of presenting the information in your workbench. For example, in the QNX System Information perspective, you have several views available: Memory Information, Malloc Information, etc.
workbench
The Eclipse UI consisting of perspectives, views, and editors for working with your resources.