Introduction to Eclipse

Entry-level developers and experienced developers


Expected Duration
146 minutes

Eclipse is an open-source integrated development environment (IDE) that can be used to develop applications with a number of different programming languages including Java, C and C++, and PHP. In this course, you’ll be introduced to Eclipse installation, different Eclipse development platforms, the Eclipse interface, Eclipse development, and the basics of different programming languages.


Installing Eclipse for Windows

  • start the course
  • download and install Java
  • install Eclipse for Java development
  • download and install Eclipse for C/C++
  • install a C++ compiler

Eclipse Development Platforms

  • download and install Eclipse for OS X
  • download and install Eclipse for Linux
  • install Eclipse for JavaScript
  • install Eclipse for PHP
  • install a web server

Introduction to Eclipse

  • recognize the basics of the Eclipse interface
  • recognize the basics of the Eclipse toolbar
  • work with perspectives
  • work with Eclipse preferences
  • describe the development perspective
  • describe the code interface

Customizing Eclipse

  • customize general preferences
  • customize code style
  • customize the editor
  • customize fonts
  • work with the Package Explorer and Navigator

Introduction to Eclipse Development

  • create a new project
  • create a Java program
  • create a C++ program
  • compile a project
  • run a project

Practice: Basics in Eclipse

  • to recognize Eclipse as an open-source IDE and understand the basics





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