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New IDE now available (v27)


As of last week the very latest IDE is now available (API version 27) and if you’re a Salesforce Developer you’ll probably want to upgrade to take advantage of the very latest features. The upgraded IDE follows the recent upgrade of all instances to the Spring ’13 release.

To upgrade the IDE from eclipse simply go to Help > Check for Updates and select the IDE option, then follow the prompts until completion.

To install the IDE from scratch check out where you can install a standalone version or the eclipse plugin.

The Spring ’13 release of the IDE contains the following features:

  • Metadata Support in Spring ’13 lets you access the newest objects and components from within Eclipse.
  • Library for Spring ’13 lets you read and search the latest technical documentation from within Eclipse online help.

See the Spring ’13 Release Notes for full details.