Eclipse for Chromebook

Eclipse on Chromebook:It is an integrated development environment used in computer programming. It is most widely used in a Java IDE. It contains a base work space and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment. Eclipse is written mostly in Java and its primary use is for developing Java applications, but it may also be used to develop application in other programming languages through the use of plugins, including Ada, ABAP, C, C++, COBOL, D, FORTRAN, Haskell, JavaScript etc.

It is also used to develop documents with La Tex through the use of the TeXlipse plugin and packages for the software Mathematica. Development environments include the Eclipse Java development tools for Java and Scala, Eclipse CDT for C++ and Eclipse PDT for PHP, among others.

It has released under the terms of the Eclipse Public License, Eclipse SDK is free and open –source software, although it is incompatible with the GNU. It was one of the first IDEs to run under GNU Class path and it runs without problems under Iced Tea.

Features of Eclipse

  • Mylyn
  • Software updates
  • Enterprise Java Tooling
  • Model Driven Development
  • Perspectives
  • JUnit integration

More software for Chromebook: Code::Block on Chromebook 

How to Download Eclipse for Chromebook

Installing Eclipse using Play Store

  1. Check if your Chromebook is compatible for installing Android apps: Chromebook Play Store Compatibility
  2. If your Chromebook is compatible, then you can install Play store by following these instructions. After that search for Eclipse“and install the app on your chromebook.
  3. If your Chromebook is not compatible you can download the Play store apk and installing it manually, After that you can follow the steps mentioned above to find the “Eclipse” app and install it on your device.

Installing Eclipse using Chrome Browser

  1. If the software is not available on Play store, then you can try finding “Eclipse” on the chrome web store.
  2. Open chrome browser and go to the Web store, search for “Eclipse” and install it.

Install Eclipse using Rollapp 

  1. If the “Eclipse” software is not available on chrome web store, then you can go to Rollapp, a useful website to access software online from any device.
  2. Go to the Rollapp website and search for “Eclipse” and use the application online.