Eclipse has a well-designed, and extensible architecture. What is valuable about Eclipse is that it provides an open source platform for creating an extensible integrated development environment (IDE). This platform allows anyone to build tools that integrate seamlessly with the environment and other tools.
The key to the seamless integration of tools with Eclipse is the plug-in. With the exception of a small run-time kernel, everything in Eclipse is a plug-in. This means that a plug-in you develop integrates with Eclipse in exactly the same way as other plug-ins.
Jelastic team has created a plug-in for Eclipse development platform. It is a set of software development tools that simplifies the process of application development in Eclipse IDE in the form of projects (Java EE) at the Jelastic platform.
Use the following instructions to install the plugin and manage Jelastic environments through Eclipse: