How to set up C/C++ development environment in Eclipse

If you are a C/C++ developer looking for C/C++ IDE to work with, you can consider Eclipse-based IDE. Eclipse boasts of an extensible plug-in system for customizing IDE to support various programming languages including Java, C/C++, etc. Eclipse CDT is one such plugin which converts Eclipse into a fully functional IDE for C/C++ developers. Eclipse […]
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How to fix Android SDK Content Loader stuck at 0% in Eclipse

Have you encountered the case where Eclipse hangs upon startup, in particular when you are developing an Android application with Android SDK? When that happens, you would see “Android SDK Content Loader” stuck at 0% at the Eclipse status bar in the right bottom area. There can be a variety of reasons for that, and […]
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How to save console output to a file in Eclipse

When you are running/debugging an application in Eclipse, output or any logging information of your application is sent to the console. While you can check Eclipse console box for diagnosis and debugging, the Eclipse console can only preserves the last bit of program output/logs, not the entire history. So if your program generates a huge […]
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How to use spaces instead of tabs for indentation in Eclipse

In Eclipse, you can auto-indent your code, so that your code can be formatted effortlessly. By default, Eclipse inserts 4-space wide tabs for indentation. While no one questions the importance of indentation for clean programming, there’s a never-ending debate on whether to use spaces or tabs for indentation. Some folks prefer spaces to tabs or […]
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