What is Eclipse?
by, 02-11-2012 at 03:22 PM (2041 Views)
Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE) that provides a software development environment and supports plug-ins. Eclipse is developed mostly in Java and it is used to develop Java applications with the help of plug-ins. Eclipse is also know as Eclipse ADT(Ada Development Toolkit) for Ada, for C/C++ it is called CDT, for Java it is called JDT and for PHP it is called PDT.
It is released under Eclipse Public License; it is open source and free software. Below figure shows a snapshot of Eclipse.