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Eclipse is a multi-language software development platform comprising an IDE and a plug-in system to extend it. It is written primarily in Java and is used to develop applications in this language and, by means of the various plug-ins, in other languages as well - C, C++, COBOL, Python, Perl, PHP and more.
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I was really skeptical when I was dealing with Java tools, I was looking at VisualAge from IBM in late 90's and I've had a really bad feeling about it. It was too heavy, complex, absurd and strange for that days; It was really complete from the beginning but its weight was too much.
Now machines are much faster, we've a lot of memory and even if feature (plugins) to eclipse are millions we've the only real alternative to Visual Studio. Now after a lot of years I'm using it for everything: from C++ (even cross platform), Java, Android, Atmel Gcc devel and so on

It could be a little bit light but...

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