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Eclipse is an open-source platform written mostly in and primarily used for Java development through the use of the Java Development Tools (JDT) plugin. It is notable for its rich ecosystem of free and commercial plugins.

For / development, the Eclipse CDT Project provides a plugin to create a C/C++ development environment within Eclipse.

For and web development, the Eclipse PDT Project provides a plugin to create a PHP development environment within Eclipse.

For development, the PyDev project provides a plugin to create a development environment within Eclipse.

For development, the EPIC project provides a plugin to create a development environment within Eclipse.

For development, the Android Development Tools provide a plugin to create an development environment within Eclipse.

When combined with Cygwin (or MinGW), Mono, and its many plugins, Eclipse provides a crucial part of viable alternatives to using Microsoft as a software development platform in Windows, whilst also including comprehensive native support for .

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Latest Version: Eclipse Luna (4.4.2 -12 January 2015)

Next Version: Eclipse Mars (4.5 - 24 June 2015 (planned))

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