Questions on Eclipse

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by stevento, Apr 13, 2008.

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    stevento

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    1 . How do i make it run in other languages than Java? is it possible to download an "expansion pack" if you will to get it to run in C# Python and others?

    2. Can I get it to run in different versions of languages?
    Right now my Eclipse runs in 1.4 which is horridly outdated in my opinion. I want to download and install 1.6 and then have eclipse run in that.

    3. Is there a such thing as eclipse for web programming? like JavaScript and PHP.

    4. when i'm in SSH at some other site can I make eclipse run from a workspace on that othersite? I ask this because I cant figure out how to copy from ssh location to my own computer.
     
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    stevento

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    #2
    also this has nothing to do with eclipse but how do you, in terminal, change directory into a flash usb drive?
     
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    jeremy.king

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    In Eclipse, they are known as plugins http://www.eclipseplugincentral.com/ is a good starting point. EasyEclipse offers prebuilt Eclipse distributions for various purposes.

    To run with, or develop with? Yes is the answer to both. How depends on your answer.

    Eclipse is an IDE, if you want web development specific views and perspectives check out WTP or MyEclipseIDE, amongst others...
    You can mount an SSH volume using a variety of ways - see MacFUSE and sshfs and work directly from the mounted share. Alternatively, work locally and deploy to your server using an SFTP client such as Fugu or Filezilla.

    It should have mounted in /Volumes, so just
    Code:
    cd /Volumes/NameOfYourDrive
     
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    stevento

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    #4
    thanks. i'm a computer science undergrad and i want my homework to run in at least java 1.5
    java 1.4 doesn't even have for each

    here's another question, if i'm on a macbook and my brother is on his macbook er connect them over the bluetooth function, could i then change directory ino his computer?
    how do i copy from one location in terminal to another?
    that'd be fun because then i could mess with him and he'd have no idea. lol
     

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