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Eclipse Quit Unexpectedly: Troubleshooting

In this article we will see the various reasons Eclipse can die unexpectedly and we will also examine the solutions for that. For this article we will make use of Eclipse Luna 4.4.2 and Windows OS. Few of the things might be different in your case if you are running Eclipse on Mac or Linux. 1. Introduction Eclipse is one ...

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Eclipse Not Starting: Troubleshooting

In this article we will see the various issues which a developer faces when using Eclipse IDE. In particular we will focus on issues when the Eclipse is not starting and will try to troubleshoot the problem. For this example we will use Eclipse Luna 4.4.2. 1. Introduction Eclipse is the most common IDE used by Java developers.  It contains a ...

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Eclipse Environment Variable Setup Example

In this article we will see how to set the environment variables in Eclipse. For this example we will make use of Eclipse Luna 4.4.2. 1. Introduction Eclipse is a Java-based open source platform that allows a software developer to create a customized development environment from plug-in components built by Eclipse members. Eclipse is managed and directed by the Eclipse.org ...

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How to Install IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu Linux

Some years ago, Eclipse was probably the king of the IDEs of Java development. But, in the last times, IntelliJ IDEA, from JetBrains (developers of WebStorm, PhpStorm or TeamCity, among many other IDEs and software engineering tools), has become very popular, being considered by many developers the best Java IDE nowadays. This tutorial will show how to install it on ...

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Eclipse WindowBuilder Tutorial

In this tutorial we will learn about the Eclipse WindowBuilder which is a powerful and easy to use bi-directional Java GUI designer. WindowBuilder is composed of SWT Designer and Swing Designer and makes it very easy to create Java GUI applications without spending a lot of time writing code. Use the WYSIWYG visual designer and layout tools to create simple forms ...

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How to check your Eclipse version

In this article we will see how to check the version of Eclipse you are using. We will use Eclipse Luna for this example. 1. Introduction Eclipse is a Java-based open source platform that allows a software developer to create a customized development environment (IDE) from plug-in components built by Eclipse members. Eclipse is managed and directed by the Eclipse.org ...

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IntelliJ IDEA Format Code Example

IntelliJ IDEA is currently, probably, the most popular IDE for Java projects. Among many cool features, one of the most useful is that it allows to format our code in a completely customized way. In this example, we will see how it works. For this tutorial, we have used: IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.2 Community Edition (free and open source). Linux Mint ...

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How to install plugin in Eclipse

Eclipse is a platform that has been designed from the ground up for building integrated web and application development tooling. 1. Introduction By design, the platform does not provide a great deal of end user functionality by itself. The value of the platform is what it encourages: rapid development of integrated features based on a plug-in model. Eclipse provides a ...

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Eclipse Web Development Tutorial

The Web development environment provides the tools we need to develop Web applications as defined in the Sun Microsystems Java™ Servlet 2.3 Specification and the Sun Microsystems JSP 1.2 Specification. Web applications can be simple (consisting of only static Web pages) or they can be more advanced and include JavaServer Pages (JSP) files and Java servlets. These resources, along with ...

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How to update Eclipse

In this article we will see how we can update Eclipse. Eclipse is the most popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used by Java developers. The Eclipse platform itself is structured as subsystems which are implemented in one or more plug-ins.  The subsystems are built on top of a small runtime engine. The term Workbench refers to the desktop development environment. The ...

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