What is RCP (and why should I care)?

Eclipse RCP is an incredibly useful platform but it’s often misunderstood. Many teams start using RCP because it seems like a quick way to create Java user interfaces, but it’s so much more than that.

Unfortunately there are few online resources that break down the technical and business benefits associated with RCP. I’ve decided to take a shot at it and I welcome your feedback. Check out What is RCP and why should I care?