Eclipse SDK 4.4.1 / 4.5.0 M4
Highly customizable development environment, easily extendable using plug-ins and custom modules
Furthermore, Eclipse SDK enables developers to autonomously develop custom tools that are compatible with other projects or already developed tools. Also, Eclipse SDK features an intuitive interface that provides numerous editing and testing tools that are designed to ease your work.
On top of that, Eclipse SDK allows its users to access all the functionality of the development platform right from the main window, or with the use of customizable shortcuts. With the help of plugins, Eclipse can be extended to work with the LaTeX language or multiple networking applications.
Built-in development toolset for Java developers
Eclipse SDK comes bundles with Java development tools and a built-in Java compiler, suitable for code writing, analysis and advanced refactoring techniques.
In addition, Eclipse SDK uses widgets, implemented using the SWT technology. Eclipse SDK's GUI layer is called Jface and greatly simplifies the construction os SWT based tools.
Comprehensive and multi-platform development solution with server based application support
Unlike similar tools, Eclipse SDK provides complete support for developing server side applications and, with the help of the very popular Web Tools Platform you can simplify the development of Web and Java EE apps.
As an added advantage, the Eclipse SDK can even be used to easily develop packages for the popular Mathematica software.
Taking all said into consideration, Eclipse SDK is a very powerful and highly customizable development environment that can be successfully used as the main tool for building and deploying a large variety of software solutions on a wide array of computing platform, while using virtually any programming language of your choice.
Reviewed by Sergiu Gatlan, last updated on December 13th, 2014
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- Split Editors:
- Finally, Bug 8009 has been addressed! You can now split / unsplit the currently active editor.
- SWT requires JRE 1.5:
Application descriptionEclipse can be seen as a very advanced Java program. Running Eclipse may sound simple—simply run the included e...