Eclipse 4.5 "Mars" Adds Docker Support, Early Java 9 Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 24 June 2015 at 08:00 PM EDT. 6 Comments
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The Mars release (v4.5) of Eclipse is now available as the tenth annual release train. Eclipse Mars brings many new features to this popular, cross-platform integrated development environment.

Eclipse Mars features many new Java additions, the Linux Tools project now allows building/managing Docker containers from Eclipse, improved Maven support, an automated error reporting feature was tacked on, and there's early access support for Java 9.

The Mars release also has support for Oomph project to share user settings across workspaces, Gradle integration, and the new Thym project allows for building cross-platform applications with Apache Cordova.

Developers wishing to learn much more about the massive Eclipse Mars 4.5 update can read the release announcement at Eclipse.org.
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