Hadoop Eclipse plug-in (installed in Eclipse IDE or Spring Tool Suite) eases the experience of Map/Reduce on Hadoop. Hadoop distribution does not include Hadoop Eclipse plug-in jar, but includes source code of that plug-in.
In this post, we'll see all the steps to build Hadoop eclipse plug-in from source code and install that plug-in in Eclipse / Spring Tool Suite to access Hadoop Environment in "Map/Reduce" perspective of the IDE.


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Tools and Technologies used in this article :

  1. Hadoop 1.2.0

  2. Ant

  3. Spring Tool Suite (STS) 3.2.0