Eclipse IDE

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The printed paperback edition is available worldwide via the ISBN 978-3943747041. You can order it electronically from Amazon.


This e-Book is available exclusively on Amazon as a Kindle Edition. You can read it on a Kindle device or any other modern smartphone and tablet using the Kindle app.


This book gives an introduction into using the Eclipse IDE for Java development. It assumes no previous knowledge of the Eclipse IDE and can be used by a new user to learn the Eclipse IDE. Instead of presenting all possible options, this book focuses on the important parts of the Eclipse IDE, e.g. how to navigate efficiently, which settings helps you to get more productive and the like.

It also contains lots of tips which allow advanced Eclipse users to work more productively with the Eclipse IDE.

You learn how to create Java programs with Eclipse and how to run them within and outside of Eclipse. Debugging and unit testing are an important part in the daily work of a developer therefore these topics are also covered in detail.

You find lots of examples and exercises to practice.

The book also explains the usage of the Git version control system within Eclipse as Git is becoming more and more the dominate version control system.


Every book has errors/mistakes to a certain degree. You can find a list of the known bugs on the errata page of this book.

In case you find errors which have not yet been reported, please send an error report by email to: .

Errors might be one of the following:
  • Typographical errors
  • Examples that do not work as described in the book
  • Factual errors that are not open to interpretation

Author Background

Lars Vogel Portrait Lars Vogel is the founder and CEO of the vogella GmbH company. He is project lead of the Eclipse platform UI and e4 project, member of the Eclipse PMC and active developer of the Eclipse IDE and RCP framework. He loves to share his knowledge by writing tutorials, books and speaking on software conferences.

For the customers of the vogella GmbH he delivers development, consulting, coaching and training in the areas of Eclipse, Android and Git. These customers include Fortune 100 corporations as well as individual developers.

Lars is a nominated Java Champion since 2012. In 2010 he received the Eclipse Top Contributor Award and in 2012 the Eclipse Top Newcomer Evangelist Award.

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