IBM pushes game as learning tool for Linux admins "CodeRally is a Java-based, real-time programming game based on the Eclipse platform. In the game, players program race cars to compete for points on a simulated racetrack. The game makes it easy for learning developers and system administrators to learn Java and learn about the Eclipse framework. It allows users unfamiliar with Java to easily compete while they learn the Java language.
The Eclipse platform is a framework or IDE [integrated development environment] built for Windows, Linux and other platforms. The framework helps developers build their applications and plug-ins."