The eclipse workspace contains resources such as −
The workspace has a hierarchical structure. Projects are at the top level of the hierarchy and inside them you can have files and folders. Plug-ins use an API provided by the resources plug-in to manage the resources in the workspace.
Users use the functionality provided by views, editors and wizard to create and manage resources in the workspace. One among the many views that show the content of the workspace is the Project Explorer view.
The File Wizard (File → New → File) can be used to create a new file.
The Folder Wizard (File → New → Folder) can be used to create a new folder.