Category Archives: Java

Running Eclipse IDE on Java 9

Out of the box, Java 9 makes only a subset of the modules available to applications. If your application makes use of APIs from other modules, you need to configure the JVM to make those modules available. The Eclipse IDE … Continue reading

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Java 9 Support for Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition

Java 9 has been released into the world and support to make your Eclipse IDE ready to build, run, and debug Java 9 applications is available from the Eclipse Marketplace. You can install this either from within the Marketplace Client in … Continue reading

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Follow @EclipseJavaIDE

If you’re new to the Eclipse IDE you’re already a big fan, you’ll find something of value every day by following @EclipseJavaIDE.  Frankly, there’s so much good stuff coming out of this account, that it’s hard to pick any favourites. … Continue reading

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Run Eclipse IDE on One Version of Java, but Target Another

The Eclipse IDE for Java™ Developers (and the other Java developer variants) is itself a Java application that’s used to build Java applications. That relationship can be a bit weird to wrap your brain around. Written almost entirely in Java, the Eclipse … Continue reading

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Eclipse IDE, Oxygen Edition; and Java 9

I’ll admit that I dropped the ball for a while, but I’m back to testing the Eclipse IDE with Java 9. Java 9 includes some pretty major changes, especially in the way that it restricts access to internal code, and … Continue reading

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Java 9 module-info Files in the Eclipse IDE

Note that this post is not intended to be a status update; it’s just a quick update based on some experimenting that I’ve been doing with the beta code. It’s been a while, but I’m back to experimenting in Java 9 … Continue reading

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Eclipse Platform on Java 9 b118

I’d taken a little break from testing Eclipse Platform on Java 9 Jigsaw builds. A few nights ago, I pulled down the latest builds of both and gave them a spin. I pulled down build 118 of the 64 bit … Continue reading

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