With the introduction of the Eclipse Userstorage SDK (USS) and access to various eclipse.org account data at api.eclipse.org, it is planned to provide users with a central way to log into their Eclipse account during installation, and/or first start of the Eclipse workspace.
Building on this, the MPC Favourites list will be made more front and center in both the Marketplace Client and overall workspace setup to improve the end user experience, making it very easy to find and install favourite plugins as part of the setup process.
MPC will use the provided Eclipse.org account login to read the user's Favorites and present them for installation. It is planned to offer an action on the Eclipse Welcome Screen that opens the Favorites list in MPC and offers the user's favorites for easy installation. Additionally, im-porting favorites lists from other users, currently already supported in MPC by pasting the list URL into an import wizard, will be possible by drag&drop of the URL onto the Eclipse window, as is the case for installation of individual Marketplace entries.