Eclipse BDT Overview

Eclipse BDT (Business BASIC Development Tools) provides plug-in tools for Eclipse that support developing BBj software applications. It adds BBj projects and a BDT Perspective to the Eclipse Workbench, including a code editor, compiler, and debugger (CodeEditor), a resource editor (WindowBuilder), and an event handler editor (AppBuilder).

BBj 19.0 and higher: use Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen) for Java 8 development, and use one of the quarterly releases (Eclipse 2018-12 or newer) for Java 11 development.

BBj 18.0 required Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen) as the only supported Eclipse platform.

BBj 17.0 required Eclipse 4.6 (Neon) as the only supported Eclipse platform.

BBj 16.0 required Eclipse 4.5 (Mars) as the only supported Eclipse platform.

BBj 15.0 introduced the BDT AppBuilder. Eclipse 4.4 (Luna) was the only supported Eclipse platform.

BBj 14.0 introduced the BDT WindowBuilder. Eclipse 4.4 (Luna) was the only supported Eclipse platform.

BBj 13.0 introduced the BDT CodeEditor.

See Also

Preparing Eclipse
Creating Your First BBj Project



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