Chapter 9. ClearQuest for Eclipse

[A.9.1, A9.2] Eclipse is a free software/open source platform-independent software framework for delivering what the project calls “rich-client applications,” as opposed to “thin client” browser-based applications. So far this framework has typically been used to develop IDEs (Integrated Development Environments), such as the highly regarded Java IDE called Java Development Toolkit (JDT) and compiler that comes as part of Eclipse (and which are also used to develop Eclipse itself). However, it can be used for other types of client application as well. See the popular BitTorrent client Azureus for example.

Eclipse was originally developed by IBM as the successor of its VisualAge family of tools. Eclipse is now managed ...

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