EasyEclipse Desktop Java

EasyEclipse Desktop Java

EasyEclipse Desktop Java 1.3 is used for Desktop GUI application development
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EasyEclipse Desktop Java, the latest version being 1.3, is an Eclipse distribution used to develop Desktop GUI applications with Swing or SWT. EasyEclipse Desktop Java 1.3 is a 100% clean freeware software product - as published in a report generated and tested by Softpedia Labs on 07 December 2006.

Often we face some common problems like very large downloads with so many plugins that we don’t require. In some cases there might be too many similar types of plugins and we are really confused which one to choose. A general problem you often face is version incompatibility between plugins and the Eclipse platform or other plugins. Now there is an end to all such problems and confusions. The basic and most primary purpose of EasyEclipse Desktop Java 1.3 is to provide easy-to-install and necessary distributions which are needed for Desktop GUI application development. It is a storehouse of a large set of development tools and plugins needed for Desktop GUI development – all integrated in a smallest and simplest possible package. Some of the mandatory tools for Java development integrated in this packaged software are Edit, compile, run, debug, test, refactor, document and deploy Java applications. It also contains common libraries for various Eclipse projects. This latest version of this packaged software also includes the necessary and improved tools that are required for Desktop applications in Java. Some of these tools are; ‘Eclipse Visual Editor’, ‘EclipseNSIS’, ‘Fat Jar Eclipse plugin’, ‘JarPlug’ and ‘JarLaunch’. This upgraded version of EasyEclipse Desktop Java has a changed composition where upgraded version of Subclipse and changed composition of Eclipse Tools have been added. Apart from this, it includes modified and upgraded version of plugins like; Eclipse platform, Java JDK for Linux, Eclipse Tools, AnyEdit Tools, Color Editor, Eclipse Visual Editor and many more.

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  • Each distribution contains each and everything you need to start Desktop GUI Java application development, without any additional downloads.
  • All the necessary plugins, tools and essential utilities required for Desktop GUI Java application development on server side using Eclipse are integrated in this prepackaged software.
  • It is an easy-to-install and easy-to-start programming package


  • EasyEclipse Desktop Java 1.3 has some functionality problem on MacOSX v10.4. When using Update Manager, it finds the plugins but unable to install. The installer creates bad permissions so that the update cannot overwrite or add a new plugin
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