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ECL( Eclipse Command Language)

ECL (stands for Eclipse Command Language) is an extensible command-line oriented general-purpose scripting language developed by Xored and initially introduced at EclipseCon ‘08 in California.

Also, now it is the primary scripting language for Xored Q7 – UI testing tool for Eclipse.

This repository contains following major components:

  • core, allows to contribute and execute commands and scripts
  • parser, which allows to perfrom conversions between ECL source and ECL object model
  • server, which provides ability to execute ECL commands remotely
  • shell, allows to connect to ECL server via telnet and execute commands entered from keyboard

More information about ECL can be found in project wiki: Syntax


Please use following update site to install latest build for ECL:

Source code

ECL sources are in git repository located at

maven/tycho command mvn clean install could be used to build binary version of ECL from sources.