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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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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).
  
== Using an IDE ==
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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'''.
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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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. '''NOTE: [[Robocode/System Requirements|Java is required]] for running Eclipse'''.
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So, what are you waiting for? Go get it now!  
 
So, what are you waiting for? Go get it now!  
  
Once you have Eclipse installed and running, I'll show you how to [[Robocode/Eclipse/Create a Project|create a project]] for your robots.
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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.
  
== References ==
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'''Note:''' Robocode's [[Robocode/System Requirements|system requirements]] also apply to Eclipse.
* [http://www.eclipse.org/ Eclipse IDE]
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* [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Eclipse Downloads].
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* [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.3.1.1-200710231652/ Eclipse SDK 3.3.1.1]
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
  
=== Robot API ===
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{{RobocodeDocsList}}
* [http://robocode.sourceforge.net/docs/robocode/ Robot API]
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=== Tutorials ===
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* [[Robocode/System Requirements|System Requirements for Robocode]]
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* [[Robocode/Download|How to download and install Robocode]]
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* [[Robocode/Robot Anatomy|The anatomy of a robot]]
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* [[Robocode/Getting Started|Getting started with Robocode]]
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* [[Robocode/My First Robot|My First Robot Tutorial]]
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* [[Robocode/Game Physics|Robocode Game Physics]]
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* [[Robocode/Scoring|Scoring in Robocode]]
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* [[Robocode/Robot Console|Using the robot console]]
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* [[Robocode/Downloading_Robots|Downloading other robots]]
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* [[Robocode/Learning from Robots|Learning from other robots]]
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* [[Robocode/Package Robot|Package your robot]]
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* [[Robocode/FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)]]
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* [[Robocode/Articles|Articles about Robocode]]
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* [[Robocode/Console Usage|Starting Robocode from the command line]]
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* [[Robocode/Graphical_Debugging|Graphical debugging]]
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* [[Robocode/Eclipse/Create_a_Project|Creating a project for your robots]]
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* [[Robocode/Eclipse/Create_a_Robot|Creating a robot in Eclipse]]
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* [[Robocode/Running from Eclipse|Running your robot from Eclipse]]
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* [[Robocode/Eclipse/Debugging Robot|Debugging your robot with Eclipse]]
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=== News and Releases ===
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* [http://sourceforge.net/export/rss2_project.php?group_id=37202 RSS Feeds for the Robocode project]
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* [http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=37202&package_id=29609 Robocode file releases]
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=== Home pages ===
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* [http://robocode.sourceforge.net/ Classic homepage]
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* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/robocode Robocode project at SourceForge]
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* [http://robocoderepository.com/ Robocode Repository]
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* [[wikipedia:Robocode|Wikipediaentry for Robocode]]
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[[Category:Robocode Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Robocode Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Tutorials]]
 
[[Category:Tutorials]]
 
[[Category:Eclipse IDE]]
 
[[Category:Eclipse IDE]]
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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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