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Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook by Alex González

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Using the Eclipse IDE

Eclipse is an open source IDE that is written mostly in Java and released under the Eclipse Public License (EPL). It can be extended using plugins, and the Yocto project releases a Yocto plugin that allows us to use Eclipse for application development.

Getting ready

Yocto 1.7 provides Eclipse Yocto plugins for two different Eclipse versions, Juno and Kepler. They can be downloaded at http://downloads.yoctoproject.org/releases/yocto/yocto-1.7.1/eclipse-plugin/. We will use Kepler 4.3, as it is the newest. We will start with the Eclipse Kepler standard edition and install all the required plugins we need.

It is recommended to run Eclipse under Oracle Java 1.7, although other Java providers are supported. You can install Oracle ...

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