Penumbra: an Eclipse plugin for introductory programming

  title={Penumbra: an Eclipse plugin for introductory programming},
  author={Frank Mueller and Antony L. Hosking},
  booktitle={OOPSLA Workshop on Eclipse Technology eXchange},
Eclipse is a full-featured and easily extensible integrated development environment. As such, it has grown to include a large degree of functionality that may be overwhelming to the novice programmer. Nevertheless, we believe Eclipse is an environment that students of programming will come to find useful and empowering once they become familiar with it. The trick is easing them into using Eclipse without them feeling overwhelmed at the outset. Penumbra is an Eclipse plug-in developed at Purdue… CONTINUE READING
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