Get to know Eclipse

Updated: October 26, 2022

The IDE is based on the Eclipse platform but adds many features and tools for debugging, profiling, and monitoring applications on QNX-based systems.

The UI of our IDE varies significantly from that of Eclipse, notably with the IDE's launch bar at the top, which automates building, running, and stopping programs. When appropriate, we refer the reader to the Eclipse documentation for components that are part of the underlying platform and are presented in the same way in our IDE. But you should follow the steps in this guide on project creation, launching, and debugging instead of those in the Eclipse documentation.

If you want to learn about the Eclipse platform and its built-in features, you can read the Eclipse documentation included with the IDE: