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Aug 21 2017   7:49PM GMT


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Open source

Eclipse is a free, Java-based development platform known for its plug-ins that allow developers to develop and test code written in other programming languages. Eclipse is released under terms of the Eclipse Public License. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Open source is becoming more accessible because enterprises have seen a number of their peers use it and the sky didn’t fall in.” – Van Lindberg

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Trending Terms
open source
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Quiz Yourself
This fundamental component of a computer program can be read and easily understood by a human being.
a. source code
b. object code

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