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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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Eclipse Checkstyle Plugin Example

Checkstyle is a development tool to help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard. It automates the process of checking Java code to spare humans of this boring (but important) task. This makes it ideal for projects that want to enforce a coding standard. Checkstyle is highly configurable and can be made to support almost any coding standard. ...

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IntelliJ IDEA Create Test Tutorial

IntelliJ IDEA is one of the most used Java IDE. If we want to create tests for our IntelliJ project, it may not be very intuitive, so, in this tutorial we will see how to create them. For this tutorial, we will use: IntelliJ IDEA 2016.2.2 Community Edition (free and open source). Linux Mint 18. You can download the IDE ...

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IntelliJ IDEA Keyboard Shortcuts Tutorial

The developers, systems administrators, etc., when dealing with files, have the need of being able to perform actions without depending on the mouse. Not only for speed and comfort, but also to avoid injuries related to the mouse usage, like RSI ones (Repetitive Strain Injury). This tutorial will show the most useful shortcuts for IntelliJ IDEA, the JetBrains IDE for ...

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Eclipse Java Download Tutorial – How to Download Eclipse

This is a tutorial about Eclipse Java (IDE) download. We are going to see the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java Developers, more specifically, the Mars release of the Eclipse IDE. You will get a brief introduction about how to download Eclipse and use it with Java. You can also check the following video on how to install and ...

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Top 10 IntelliJ Idea Plugins

IntelliJ IDEA has inspired many Java developers to write plug-ins, from J2EE to code editing tools to games. Now it has a robust plugin ecosystem with more than 1500 available plugins and new ones appearing nearly every week. In this article we are going to present the 10 most useful to our point of view plugins for any developer using ...

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IntelliJ Increase Memory Settings

In this article we are going to provide some guidelines on how to increase memory heap on IntelliJ IDEA and on how to configure the VM options. For our example we are using IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition version 14.1.2. 1. Configuring IntelliJ IDEA VM options The default VM options for IntelliJ IDEA may be not optimal when your project contains ...

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Eclipse Gradle Plugin Example

Gradle! … Yes, it is is a flexible yet model-driven JVM-based build tool. Gradle is one of the advanced build automation tools available in the market. In this example, we will see how to use Gradle as a plugin through our favorite Eclipse IDE. To know more about Gradle please visit here. 1. Introduction As a developer, you could have ...

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IntelliJ Idea Color Schemes / Themes Configuration

In this article we are going to present how to customize the IntelliJ IDEA built-in color schemes or provide your own color theme for use in the IDE. Using a color scheme may prove to be quite useful for a developer especially in terms of code readability. For this purpose we will use the IntelliJ IDEA 14.1.2 community edition which ...

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Eclipse UML Plugin Example

In this example, we will see how to model a system using Unified Modeling Language (UML) with the help of Eclipse UML Plugins. This example was tested with Eclipse Version: Mars.1 Release (4.5.1). 1. Introduction UML is the standard way to model systems, particularly software systems and it helps to visualize the design of a system. If you are new ...

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