The default location provided by this dialog will be a "workspace" child of your home directory (for example, C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\workspace.) Unless you have an existing workspace from a previous Eclipse version, you can keep this default or choose some other location.
Eclipse Project builds are stored in p2 repositories that are produced as part of the Eclipse project build process.
Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified, traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, Canada), Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Klingon, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Myanmar, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment.
Eclipse is written mostly in Java and its primary use is for developing Java applications, but it may also be used to develop applications in other programming languages via plug-ins, including Ada, ABAP, C, C , COBOL, D, Fortran, Haskell, Java Script, Julia, Lasso, Lua, NATURAL, Perl, PHP, Prolog, Python, R, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails framework), Rust, Scala, Clojure, Groovy, Scheme, and Erlang.
The Eclipse software development kit (SDK), which includes the Java development tools, is meant for Java developers.
Eclipse Ganymede is the annual release of Eclipse projects in 2008; this year including 23 projects.
Some highlights of the release include the new p2 provisioning platform, new Equinox security features, new Ecore modeling tools, support for SOA and much more.
It can also be used to develop documents with La Te X (via a Te Xlipse plug-in) and packages for the software Mathematica.
Development environments include the Eclipse Java development tools (JDT) for Java and Scala, Eclipse CDT for C/C , and Eclipse PDT for PHP, among others.