Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle. Many people know Eclipse as a Java IDE, but it is much more than that- Eclipse actually consists of over 60 different open-source projects, organized into 6 different categories: *. Enterprise Development *. Embedded and Device Development *. Rich Client Platform *. Rich Internet Applications *.
- More versatile than Bloodshed Dev-C++ in concern of supporting many other languages like python, java, js through plugins. A lot more libraries and testing (not debugging) possibilities through selenium or Squish Integration which always uses Eclipse as Base.
- Eclipse creates a Database where the CPP files are stored and handled. This database is multiple times larger than the CPP files. Storing a project with 800 Bytes of Code needs 3 MB of Database