Top 10 Most Popular Eclipse Plugins

Ever wonder what are the most popular Eclipse plugins?   The Eclipse Marketplace is keeping track of the number of times developers install different solutions from the Marketplace Client. The data from last 4+ plus monthsstarts to show what are the most popular Eclipse solutions.    Here are the top 10 for the last 30 days and Alltime (since the client was launched as part of Helios)

Top 10  (last 30 days)

Rank Solution Count
1 Subclipse 5125
2 Subversive – SVN Team Provider 2991
3 Spring IDE 2524
4 JBoss Tools 1977
5 Pydev – Python IDE for Eclipse 1924
6 EGit – Git Team Provider 1852
7 Google Plugin for Eclipse 1812
8 FindBugs Eclipse Plugin 1691
9 GlassFish Java EE Application Server Plugin for Eclipse 1256
10 EclEmma Java Code Coverage 1187

Top 10 (Alltime)

Rank Solution Count
1 Subclipse 23361
2 Subversive – SVN Team Provider 13093
3 Spring IDE 8831
4 FindBugs Eclipse Plugin 8289
5 Pydev – Python IDE for Eclipse 8135
6 Google Plugin for Eclipse 7103
7 EGit – Git Team Provider 6988
8 Maven Integration for Eclipse 4623
9 GlassFish Java EE Application Server Plugin for Eclipse 4404
10 Checkstyle Plug-in 4380

A complete listing and breakdown by country. If you haven’t tried out the Marketplace Client, give it a try. If you have a solution that isn’t listed, feel free to add it.

9 Responses to Top 10 Most Popular Eclipse Plugins

  1. Lars Vogel says:

    Surprising results. I always use the p2 update manager. For example the Google pages point to their update site and not to the marketplace. Therefore I assume the real numbers are quite different.

  2. Ian Skerrett says:

    @Lars For sure the actual numbers are much higher and this ranking is biased to the products listed in the Marketplace Client.

  3. Werner Keil says:

    Subclipse being twice as popular as Subversive in the overall stats, that should tell us a bit about the quality and sense of these providers ?;-)

  4. Quora says:

    What’s the best Eclipse plugin to manage git?…

    The new Aptana Studio 3 beta (Free) has a Git client. It is not based on the Eclipse official Egit, but rather on their own development. According to the development team, they did that because Egit is still incomplete. At the moment, it seems that the…

  5. […] are 265 solutions available from MPC, so a great selection is developing. I recently blogged the top 10 solutions on Eclipse Marketplace but I thought it would be interesting to discover what are the new solutions people are finding on […]

  6. Steve Malley says:

    I like PyDev and Maven too

    Other useful plugins are Jenkins and snip2code.

    With snip2code I find many interesting free code snippets and I collect them quickly. Recommended.

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