Category Archives: Eclipse IDE

Generating Javadoc In Eclipse IDE

Javadoc is a set of Html files For any Java Project. In big Java Projects it is always better to generate document of the code written so as to make better understanding of the classes usage and detail about their methods.

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Building A Java Project In Eclipse

Eclipse IDE not only manages Java code for Projects but Programmer can compile their Java source code using features of IDE. Suppose you have a Java Project with source code and the Jar files needed to compile the project in the project claspath. IDE provides you the option to build Java code and putting that to the output directory. Here is the brief introduction for each option available.

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Debugging Java Application in Eclipse IDE

A Programmer many times try to locate and fix the bugs (errors) in the program code. Basic meaning of debugging a program is to start with a problem, isolate the source of the problem, and then fix it. When a programmer says he has debugged the program it means bugs has been worked out and bugs no longer exist.

From a Java Programmer there are a varieties of tools but if you are using an editor then it becomes quite easy for you to debug the program.

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Java Command Line Arguments In Eclipse IDE

The signature of main method is:

public static void main(String[] args) {

which means that it takes a string array as the input argument. How can those be passed while running as a standalone class with in the Eclipse IDE? How can we use those input parameters with in a program? These are the some of the questions discussed here.

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An Introduction to Eclipse PDE – File Creation

Eclipse is a platform which is itself comprised of plugins.Eclipse itself is not only a Developement environment for Java pr C++ But also an IDE for plugins for itself or standalone plugins.

As stated above Eclipse can be used as a Plugin Development Environment (PDE) which is a set of tools that help the developers in developing, testing, debugging, building, and deploying Eclipse plugins.

The plugin Development Environment (PDE) has its Wizard template to create plugins. The plugin,to be created will associate Eclipse with the file extension “.myext”. The plugin’s wizard will enable the user to create files with this extension, and when the user double-clicks on those files, they’ll appear in the plugin’s editor.

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Using Junit In Eclipse

Unit testing is defined as “ Each module is tested alone in an attempt to discover any errors in its code ”. Its always a good practice to test each unit of your project independently as it saves time and effort while integrating the modules.

JUnit provides close relationship between testing and development. As developers write the code, they use the JUnit test runners to verify how much it deviates from the intended goal. Normally it is a standard practice that the code developers themselves write unit tests for their code.

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Generating Undeclared Methods

Eclipse has many features that make the job of a programmer easy. Here a simple project is created and will use few of those features to demonstrate how easy programming can be using Eclipse. Most of the new programmers, ignore these and prefer to code everything themselves which is time consuming.

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Eclipse Help – Introduction

While using any software help content is sometimes more than crucial. In old versions of Eclipse there was some limitation in eclipse help. While you’re browsing the Eclipse help system, and some of the help pages are very long. You want to search the text in those pages, but you notice that the Eclipse help browser doesn’t let you search the current page. Though this problem has been rectified in new versions.

The Eclipse Platform’s help system allows you to contribute your plug-in’s online help using the “ ” extension point.

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Using Find And Replace In Eclipse IDE

Java programmers usually searches for some methods, keywords or even identifiers in the source files, project or in the workspace as a whole. The search capability uses an index of Java code in your workspace that needs to be kept up-to-date, Independent of Java builds, Means you don’t have to select the “Build Automatically” preference or need to save your modifications in order to do a search.

Searching In A File

To search for some text in a file in the active editor.

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Development Of Enterprise Applications in Eclipse IDE

Lomboz is a reliable plugin for J2EE development. It can be downloaded from

Developing Enterprise Applications in Eclipse is quite simple with the help of lomboz. Here let me describe five simple steps to create an Enterprise Application Project using Eclipse IDE.

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