Useful Eclipse Plugins for Bio7

21.02.2016

Here are some great Eclipse plugins useful in a scientific context which can be installed directly into Bio7 with the Eclipse Update-Manager of Bio7 (Help->Install New Software…).

Please note that you can also install the Eclipse Marketplace Client into Bio7 to install some of these plugins (a fancy interface to search for plugins):

EGit:
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/egit-git-team-provider
The powerful Git plugin to connect Bio7 with a Git repository.

TCF-Terminal:
http://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/tcf-terminals
A true native terminal with SSH,Telnet and Serial line support.

Eclipse CDT
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/eclipse-cdt-cc-development-tooling
C/C++ editor and development tooling.

Arduino C++ IDE:
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/arduino-c-ide
A great Arduino extension of the C++ editor of Eclipse.

PTP
https://eclipse.org/ptp/
An integrated development environment to support the development of parallel applications written in C, C++, and Fortran.

Photran
http://www.eclipse.org/photran/
An Integrated Development Environment and Refactoring Tool for Fortran

JSDT
https://eclipse.org/webtools/jsdt/
JavaScript editor and development tools

PyDev Editor:
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/pydev-python-ide-eclipse
A very powerful Python editor which can be used to execute Bio7 Jython and Python scripts instead of the Bio7 default editor. In addition Bio7 can use the PyDev editor to execute scripts running on the Bio7 Java classpath. If you open Jython/Python scripts with the PyDev editor the default Bio7 action will be visible to execute the scripts on the Bio7 classpath.

Groovy Editor:
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/groovy-eclipse-juno
A more powerful Groovy editor. Can also be used with the Bio7 classpath if scripts are opened with this editor instead of the default.

Jeeeyul’s Eclipse Themes
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/jeeeyuls-eclipse-themes
To install new styling themes into Bio7.

Eclipse Color Theme
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/eclipse-color-theme
If you need, e.g., a dark colored editor at night to rest your eyes.

Julia Editor
https://github.com/JuliaComputing/JuliaDT
A Julia editor in an early stage. But very promising.

Remote System Explorer
https://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/remote-system-explorer-ssh-telnet-ftp-and-dstore-protocols
A plugin to connect Bio7 with SSH, Telnet, FTP and DStore protocols.

This is a selection of a huge amount of available Eclipse plugins which can be installed into Bio7 to complement the default tools.

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