Eclipse is a multi-language Integrated development environment (IDE) comprising a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment. It is written mostly in Java. It can be used to develop applications in Java and, by means of various plug-ins, other programming languages including Ada, C, C++, COBOL, Fortran, Haskell, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, R, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails framework), Scala, Clojure, Groovy, Scheme, and Erlang. It can also be used to develop packages for the software Mathematica. Development environments include the Eclipse Java development tools (JDT) for Java and Scala, Eclipse CDT for C/C++ and Eclipse PDT for PHP, among others.

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What we love and hate about Java IDEs –…

Last time I mentioned that I’d be writing a series of articles about integrated development environments (IDE) and what we love and hate about them....
Alex Marshall
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What we love and hate about Java IDEs –…

Being a non-technical person when it comes to programming I didn’t realize there were different integrated development environments (IDE) which my colleagues used for...
Alex Marshall
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Indenting your own code

Code indentation is very important in making your code readable and easy to follow. Recently we have considered how to format our own code...
Kieran France
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Customising your keyboard shortcuts in NetBeans IDE

One of my favourite features of NetBeans IDE is the ease with which you can customise the keyboard shortcuts. This feature is accessed from...
Mark Stephens
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Setting up VisualVM in under 5 minutes

It’s hard to put a label on VisualVM – it has a profiler, but it’s more than that. It also has tools for tracking...
Sam Howard
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