Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting preferences, part of Eclipse Essential Training.
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- You can get to Eclipse preferences…through Window, Preferences on a PC,…and right now I don't see that,…because I'm running on a Mac.…And on the Mac it's under Eclipse, Preferences.…So in Eclipse Preferences,…I'm going to expand the General tab.…In the General tab, under Appearance,…I can control the colors and fonts,…including the fonts used in the editor.…We'll come back to that in just a second.…Also note that I can change…all kinds of other settings in here,…including a web browser that I use…when I'm using a web language.…
I can choose to use a browser inside of Eclipse,…which is an internal browser,…or a browser outside of Eclipse,…an external web browser.…I can use the default one,…or I can set a new one if I want…by clicking the New button.…In Preferences, you'll also see settings…for all kinds of installed technologies,…so right now I'm not running PHP in Eclipse,…but if I were to install PHP,…I would see PHP settings in here.…For now, I'll select Java,…and I can adjust Java settings here.…
If I expand that,…
- What is Eclipse?
- Setting up a workspace
- Adding external files to a project
- Installing add-ons
- Refactoring code
- Working with tasks
- Customizing formatting
- Using Git for version control
- Developing Java, PHP, C/C++, Perl, and Python apps with Eclipse
- Setting up testing servers
- Testing apps
- Debugging apps
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Eclipse
2. Working with Code
3. Using Git for Version Control
4. Using Eclipse for Java Development
5. Using Eclipse for PHP Development
6. Using Eclipse for C/C++ Development
7. Using Eclipse for Perl Development
8. Using Eclipse for Python Development
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