How to remote debug Java application in Eclipse IDE
Remote debugging is not a new concept and many of you are aware of this just for who don’t know what is remote debugging? It’s a way of debugging any process could be Java or C++ running on some other location from your development machine. Since debugging Java application is essential part of Java development and ability to debug your application not only saves time but also increase productivity. Local debugging is the best way to debug Java program in my opinion and should always be preferred over remote debugging as discussed in my post How to debug Java program in Eclipse, but if local debugging is not possible and there is no way to debug your process then remote debugging Java application is the solution. All Major IDE like NetBeans, Eclipse, IntelliJ allows you to remote debug Java program but I mostly use Eclipse for remote debugging Java application because it's free and standard IDE in Investment banks for Java projects. By the this is second article on Eclipse IDE in Javarevisited after sharing Top 30 Eclipse keyboard shortcuts to improve productivity in previous post.