Why should we discuss the "Eclipse way" in the chapter serving as an introduction to Jazz and Rational Team Concert.
Eclipse is a software development environment comprising an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and an extensible plug-in system. Initially it was perceived as a Java IDE, a Rich Client Platform (RCP), and a Tool Integration Platform. However, in time Eclipse transformed as an eco-system of platform, application frameworks, tools, and runtimes.
Eclipse is a universal tool platform— an open, extensible IDE for anything and everything, but nothing in particular.
The Eclipse team always worked on small, stable, and extensible features, and delivered the quality software on time. The team developed, used, ...