A C# plugin for Eclipse has been released. Microsoft must be in two minds about
this. On one hand they absolutely need to nurture the development community if
.NET and C# are to take off, on the other, they want to sell as many copies of
Visual Studio .NET as possible.
This can only be a good thing for the platform – an alternative (and free) IDE will be an effective way to attract those who are on the fence to at least evaluate .NET. I’ll be posting my own thoughts on it in the near future…