Eclipse Software for Java Development

Preliminaries for Both Windows and Macs

Windows Installation

  1. Download this ZIP archive.
  2. Open the ZIP file and copy the eclipseKepler folder to "C:\Program Files" (32-bit systems) or
    "C:\Program Files (x86)" (64-bit systems).
  3. Open the eclipseKepler folder, find the eclipse executable, and place a shortcut to the executable on your desktop.
  4. Now, click the Start Menu button, right-click "All Programs," and then click "Open All Users." A window will open; open the Programs folder in this window.
  5. Drag the eclipse shortcut into the Programs folder.
  6. To test the installation, run eclipse from the Start Menu.
  7. You're finished.

Mac Installation

  1. Download this TGZ archive. It should end up in your Downloads folder.
  2. Open the archive. Drag the Eclipse folder into your Applications folder.
  3. Open the Eclipse folder in your Applications folder.
  4. Right-click the eclipse program in the Eclipse folder and select Open. Click Open in the warning dialog that will open. eclipse should start. After this, you should be able to start eclipse by simply double-clicking its icon.
  5. You're finished.

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