Anyway, I also found very short tutorial (http://jvliet.blogspot.com/2007/02/creating-mylar-connector-plugin-for.html) explaining in a bit more details how to create Eclipse PDT project etc. But this tutorial doesn't explain all the tiny details that made me spend many hours wondering HTF it should all work together.
In this short series of posts I'll try to give you much simpler tutorial (for morons like me) how to start new Mylyn Connector Plugin even if you're new to Eclipse Plug-in Development. I'll save your time!
OK - let's start. First video shows how to checkout Eclipse Mylyn and Trac packages (only packages required for connector development reference). In all tutorials authors say that you should take Trac Connector as example but they never point to concrete CVS repository and CVSROOT directory. I do:
Second video shows how to create new Mylyn connector project and make it visible in the new Mylyn Connection wizard (I took icons from Trac for simplicity - you can/should use your own). All steps in this tutorial are MANDATORY - if you miss something I'm 99.9% sure it will not work:
Enjoy and stay tuned for more videos in the upcoming weeks...
PS. I used Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo):