Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE)for application development.
Eclipse is the most widely used IDE for Java application development. Eclipse SDK stands for Eclipse Software Development Kit.
Eclipse is an open-source, free, and cross-platform IDE. It supports many programming languages such as:
- PHP, etc.
We can extend the functionality of the Eclipse IDE by using Plugins. Eclipse Marketplace is the place where we can find several Eclipse Plugins.
Eclipse is cross-platform and supports multiple Operating Systems like:
- Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora,
- Mac OS, etc.
Eclipse IDE is created by an open-source global community and is governed by the Eclipse Foundation. The Eclipse Foundation is a non-profit organization that hosts the Eclipse OpenSource projects. The Eclipse Foundation provides a scalable, and business-friendly environment for open source software collaboration and innovation.
Eclipse Public License
Eclipse IDE is licensed under EPL(Eclipse Public License). The EPL is an open-source software license used by the Eclipse Foundation. EPL licensed software can be used, modified, and re-distributed free of charge.
Eclipse Tutorials on this website can be found at:
For more details on the Eclipse IDE, visit the official website