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Are you tired of Robocode's built-in editor? (You should be!) It may be time for you to start using Eclipse, a real IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
  
This page gives an overview of how to use another IDE than the built-in Robot Editor that comes with [[Robocode]].
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Eclipse is one of the most popular free IDEs used for Java development. It can be downloaded [https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ here]. You will want the '''Eclipse IDE for Java Developers'''.
  
== Using an IDE ==
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So, what are you waiting for? Go get it now!  
Are you getting tired of Robocode's built-in editor? It may be time to start using a real IDE (Integrated Development Environment). This tutorial will show you how to use the [http://www.eclipse.org/ Eclipse IDE], available for [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ download here]. Eclipse is one of the more popular IDEs used for Java development, and you can get it for free of charge! :-)
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Note that I personally prefer to use '''Eclipse IDE for Java Developers''' or '''Eclipse SDK'''.
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Once you have Eclipse installed and running, you can use it to [[Robocode/Eclipse/Create a Project|create a project]] for your robots.
  
At the time of writing, the latest stable build is [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.3.1.1-200710231652/ Eclipse SDK 3.3.1.1]. Robocode itself is being developed using the '''Eclipse SDK''' (typically the newest version available). If a more recent stable version exists than the one mentioned here, you should of course [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ download] that version instead. '''Notice:''' [[Robocode/System Requirements|Java is required]] for running Eclipse.
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'''Note:''' Robocode's [[Robocode/System Requirements|system requirements]] also apply to Eclipse.
  
So, what are you waiting for? Go get it now!
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== See also ==
  
Once you have Eclipse installed and running, I'll show you how to [[Robocode/Eclipse/Create Project|create a project]] for your robots.
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Latest revision as of 20:19, 15 August 2017

Are you tired of Robocode's built-in editor? (You should be!) It may be time for you to start using Eclipse, a real IDE (Integrated Development Environment).

Eclipse is one of the most popular free IDEs used for Java development. It can be downloaded here. You will want the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers.

So, what are you waiting for? Go get it now!

Once you have Eclipse installed and running, you can use it to create a project for your robots.

Note: Robocode's system requirements also apply to Eclipse.

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