Eclipse IDE

Eclipse IDE

The free Java IDE

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The free Java IDE
Eclipse IDE is the most widely used Java integrated development environment IDE. However, although it is synonymous with Java it can be used to develop software in other programming languages such as C/C++, Python, and many other programming languages by installing the appropriate plug-ins. Download Eclipse IDE easily by clicking the download button on this page.

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DescriptionThe free Java IDEIDE for Pascal developmentThe Python IDE for professional developersThe popular coding language Python 3
The good
    • Free and open source.
    • Great support for Java.
    • Ability to add support for other programming languages.
    • Tools to facilitate software development such as code auto-completion and syntax highlighting and error checking.
    • Free and open source.
    • Support for a large number of operating systems.
    • Includes a lot of tools to facilitate software development.
    • Integrated debugger and code editor.
      • Powerful, easy, and tidy programming language.
      • Supports all operating systems.
      • Used in wide fields.
      • Used in a huge learning community.
      The bad
        • Steep learning curve.
        • The UI is not great.
        • The user interface is not great.
        • Support for the Pascal language itself is in decline.
          • It could be somewhat slow in programming desktop apps.
          • There are versions of Python, Python 2 and Python 3.
          • The new versions of Python 3.5 and up don't work on Windows XP.
          Downzen rating4.
          Users rating3.6004.64.2
          Last update2021-05-252019-04-252019-04-242019-12-022023-12-11
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