One of the benefits that Eclipse provides is the ability to run code interactively by using its integrated debugger. Examining variables and expressions while executing code step-by-step is an invaluable tool for investigating problems with your code. This excerpt from Chapter 2 of Eclipse in Action: A guide for Java developers provides an introduction to creating a Java project, running a Java program, and debugging it.
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