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Eclipse AspectJ: Aspect-Oriented Programming with AspectJ and the Eclipse AspectJ Development Tools by Matthew Webster, George Harley, Andy Clement, Adrian Colyer

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

This chapter introduces both the Eclipse platform and the AspectJ Development Tools (AJDT). For readers new to Eclipse, we first describe how to install Eclipse and create your first projects. If you are already familiar with installing and using Eclipse, you can skip to Section 1.4. With Eclipse installed, we next cover the addition of the AJDT to your Eclipse environment and show how you can install the samples used in this book.

What is Eclipse?

Eclipse is a “universal tool platform—an open extensible IDE for anything and nothing in particular.”[1] The Eclipse consortium was founded in November 2001, and grew rapidly in popularity. In early February 2004, it was announced by the Board of Stewards that Eclipse would ...

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