Get started with the Eclipse Platform

Find out about the Eclipse Platform, including its origin and architecture. Starting with a brief discussion about the open source nature of Eclipse and its support for multiple programming languages, we demonstrate the Java™ development environment with a simple programming example. We also survey some of the software development tools available as plug-in extensions.

Categories: Platform, Plug-in Development Environment (PDE), Java development tools (JDT), Getting Started

[html] DeveloperWorks Article
July 2007
by David Gallardo and Chris Aniszczyk