Well folks Eclipse has done it again. The newest release Mars is available. I have used Mars for the first three milestones and I could not be more pleased. I initially downloaded the Eclipse Mars M3 Packages beginning with the IDE for Java EE Developers. The initial install can be located at the link below.
Of course I install the 64 bit version of Eclipse. To make the spelling checker function properly make sure the JDT plugin is installed. The Eclipse Java Development Tools houses the engine for the spell checker.
Install Grails and the associated servers via the Eclipse Marketplace. Be sure to use the latest version. This option give you a nice Java development stack.
Be sure to install the PHP Development Tool (PDT). This feature allows me to program all things PHP like WordPress, Yii, CodeIgniter and other PHP applications.
The tool plugin continue with installing c++, Ruby, Tcl/Tk and Python to round out the development stack.
Since this is the 64bit stack the FlashBuilder plugin will not function properly in a 64 bit stack. A separate 32 bit stack of Eclipse is used to support FlashBuilder.
Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.