Development Environment (IDE)
Generally, a java programmer starts programming with a notepad. To
compile and run a program, a programmer uses javac and java commands at the
command prompt window.
with Eclipse IDE
This is free and open source, extensible IDE written in Java. This is one of the most popular IDE used
among Java community. Eclipse Plug-Ins are available for C/C++,Cobol, PHP,
JSP/Servlet, J2EE and many more. These Plug-Ins can be used with the same IDE at
the same time.
Running eclipse requires following steps:
- Double Click the ?eclipse.exe? file in the eclipse folder.
- Now it will ask to specify a workspace to use (C:\Eclipse\workspace). Press OK to continue.
- If Eclipse has been opened first time with this workspace then a welcome screen is opened. Rolling over the icons provides you help facilities. Click on arrow like icon on the right side of the screen.
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