Petr N. Vabishchevich

4 The Eclipse IDE in a nutshell

Abstract: The Eclipse12 Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is widely used to develop cross-platform software written in various programming languages. In this chapter, we study the main features of Eclipse: project management, code editing, compiling, debugging, and linking.

4.1 The Eclipse architecture and GUI

The basic features of Eclipse, its installation, and the various plug-ins are breafly considered below.

4.1.1 Integrated development environments

An integrated development environment is a unified system intended for software development. It is designed to quickly create high-quality software (using efficient tools for development and automation) under the best possible conditions ...

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