Tag Archives: eclipse

Turn On Line Numbers in Eclipse [Luna]

Personally, I’m not sure what any code editor thinks it is doing by not having line numbers switched on by default. But, each to their own, so if you want to see your line numbers in Eclipse and you just can’t find out where on earth to turn them on, aaargh! Don’t panic. Just go to: Window […]

Simple ncurses Console Game

I wrote a simple ncurses game in C++ on Fedora. I’ll actually be releasing the code and talking about how to build the game as part of a new Eclipse-C++ course I’m currently creating (sign up to my mailing list if you’d like updates on this). It was pretty straightforward (once I finally got the […]

Eclipse CDT + GDB: Setting Watchpoints (Juno)

I was trying to watch a variable in Eclipse today and just could not find how to set it up. No matter what I did the Toggle Watchpoint option remained greyed out. A watchpoint is more fun than a regular breakpoint, because the debugger will stop whenever the variable is changed, even if your program […]

Creating Your First C++ Program in Eclipse

Have you seen my C++ Eclipse Masterclass It’s a series of professional video and text tutorials on using C++ and Eclipse CDT. This is a tutorial on creating and understanding a ‘Hello World’ program in C++ using Eclipse. Why? Because in the majority of my other C++ tutorials I will be using Eclipse as the […]