I have been using IntelliJ IDEs for many years, and it's hard to even begin to describe how vastly superior IntelliJ is to Eclipse. Suffice to say: with CLion's remote debugging support release CLion 2016.2 EAP: Remote GDB debug | CLion Blog I just wanted to plea with the Kinetis Design Studio development team to consider an IntelliJ CLion-based KDS product in the future.
P.S. For those unfamiliar with IntelliJ IDEs, here's a list of common ones:
IDEA, Android Studio, PyCharm, RubyMine, AppCode, PHPStorm, WebStorm, CLion