node.js in Eclipse - which plugin(s) are most people using?


I'm mostly interested in server-side web development, though being able to redeploy some bits in Chrome would be nice.

I am currently running Eclipse Indigo on Ubuntu for developing mostly Java/Scala programs and to use git.

So far I've come across and, but not sure which is preferable.

9/25/2015 10:04:52 AM

There is effort. Current version is 0.16 update site is

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  • Creating default structure for New Node Project and New Node Source File
  • Generating Express project with Wizard
  • JavaScript Syntax highlighting
  • Bracket matching and marking selection occurences with background color
  • Content Assistant within one file
  • Go to definition with Ctrl+click when JSDoc is used
  • Refactoring within one file (Alt+Shift+R)
  • JSON files highlight and validation
  • NPM support
  • Debugging - Breakpoint, Trace, Variables, Expressions, etc... via Eclipse debugger plugin for V8
  • Setting project properties for JSHint-Eclipse automatically; JSHint settings template
  • Passing arguments to Node application and Node.js, specifying environment variables values to use
  • Running CoffeeScript *.coffee files
  • Running *.js files with PhantomJS, MongoDB Shell or Java 8 Nashorn jjs util
  • Bundled together with Markdown Editor, GitHub Flavored Markdown, StartExplorer (for system explorer and shell), RegEx, Icon Editor, MongoDB, RestClient Tool and other plugins (20+ in total, check update site and Nodeclispe Plugin List)
  • Support for Eclipse Juno, Kepler, Luna M3


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