Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Eclipse IDE and One Tip

Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE). It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment. Written mostly in Java, Eclipse can be used to develop applications [From Wikipedia].

Major Flavors of Eclipse

The Spring Tool Suite is an Eclipse-based development environment that is customized for developing Spring applications. It provides a ready-to-use environment to implement, debug, run, and deploy your Spring applications, including integrations for Pivotal tc Server, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Git, Maven, AspectJ, and more.

The Groovy/Grails Tool Suite™ (GGTS) provides the best Eclipse-powered development environment for building Groovy and Grails applications.


How do I turn off "Automatically Switch to Debug Perspective" mode in Eclipse or its flavours?

1. Go to Preferences -> Run/Debug -> Perspectives -> 

2. Select 'NEVER' for the option of 'Open the associated perspective when application suspends'