Eclipse 3.0 (http://www.eclipse.org/) is a popular open extensible IDE. There are a lot of Eclipse plugins available and if one makes a search for ‘Eclipse plugins’ on Google, you would get hundreds of sites offering these plugins; for example – http://www.eclipse-plugins.info/eclipse/plugins.jsp
We are doing lot of Build, Operate, Transfer (BOT) work for product based companies in the US and most of these being small-sized companies, like to go in for open-source (free) software.
Some of the popular Eclipse plug-ins that they like us to use are –
b. Hibernate Synchronizer (free) –
c. QuantumDB plugin (Free) – http://quantum.sourceforge.net/
d. QJ Pro (Free) – http://qjpro.sourceforge.net/eclipse.html
What has been your experience with Eclipse plugins and what do you use and recommend?