Installing and Configuring Eclipse

1- Introduction

Document is based on:
  • Eclipse 4.6 (Code NEON)

2- Download Eclipse

  • The current version 4.7 of Eclipse is named OXYGEN
There are many packages for you to download, they differ only in that the plugin is available. You should download the package "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers". During the programming process requires additional plugins you can install extended.
Download results:

3- The installation requires

Ensure that your computer has install Java. For example, my PC installs Java version 8.
In case you have not installed Java , you can see the instructions at:

4- Installing and Configuring Eclipse

Unzip the downloaded Eclipse into a certain directory. For example:
  • C:/DevPrograms
You can run Eclipse by running file eclipse.exe
Note: If your computer has multiple versions of Java, you can setting Windows environment variables (environmental variable JAVA_HOME & path), or can specify java version will be used in eclipse.ini.
Add the following text into the file eclipse.ini:

5- Run Eclipse

Run file eclipse.exe:

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