Eclipse For Dummies

  • 4h 21m
  • Barry Burd
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2005

Instead of casting a shadow, Eclipse really brightens the IDE landscape, and this book shines plenty of light on using every feature. It’ll help you download and install Eclipse, find out how to use all the views, perspectives, and project properties, and get busy developing effective Java applications, all without seeing stars.

Discover how to:

  • Customize perspectives, workspaces, and editors
  • Extend Eclipse with plug-ins
  • Generate code automatically
  • Preview, undo, and redo refactoring operations
  • Create Javadocs and JAR files
  • Search across projects with Java

About the Author

Barry Burd is a computer science professor at Drew University. He conducts training sessions for business programmers worldwide and has written several bestselling For Dummies books on Java.

In this Book

  • Reader, Meet Eclipse; Eclipse, Meet the Reader
  • Installing Eclipse
  • Using the Eclipse Workbench
  • Changing Your Perspective
  • Some Useful Perspectives and Views
  • Using the Java Editor
  • Getting Eclipse to Write Your Code
  • Straight From the Source's Mouse
  • More Eclipse "Sourcery"
  • Refactoring: A Burd's Eye View
  • Refactor This!
  • Looking for Things in all the Right Places
  • Working with Projects
  • Running Code
  • Getting Help
  • Squashing Bugs
  • Ten Frequently Asked Questions (And Their Answers)
  • Ten Great Plug-Ins for Eclipse


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