Migrate IDE from Visual Studio to Eclipse
Visual Studio is used as a IDE under windows for MapGuide development. Under Linux, we could use Eclipse as an IDE. Eclipse is an open source project, which works under various Operating Systems as well as programming languages. To learn more about Eclipse, please refer to http://eclipse.org
Install Eclipse and Autotools plugin
Eclipse downloaded from Eclipse's main download page does not include the Autotools plugin, which is needed to maintain or create GNU Autotool C/C++ projects. Please refer to this page for where and how to get this plugin. Linux tool project for Eclipse is still a project in progress, so its functions and installation are not guaranteed.
Create New Eclipse project from existing GNU Automake project
Suppose mapguide 2.2 source code is checked out under /home/hluo/svn/mgdev,