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Monitor heap size in Eclipse
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 09:21:01 +0000

A very useful feature introduced lately in Eclipse IDE is presentation of current environment heap size. You can check how your Eclipse usage changes memory used and this way you can optimize some processes. Monitor sits in right bottom corner of main window and additionally you have the possibility to manually run garbage collector (trash icon):


You can enable it on General Preference page:


Tags: java.


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