In the previous article, I have explained Installing and Configuring Java.
In this article, I will practically explain Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE.
Before Installing Eclipse IDE, we have to make sure that Java is successfully Installed and Configured in your machine. i.e. Without installing Java, we cannot install Eclipse IDE.
As we have already installed Java and configured it in the previous article – Installing and Configuring Java, let’s get started with Eclipse IDE Installation and Launching.
Java for Testers – Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE
Follow the below steps for installing and launching Eclipse IDE:
1) Google ‘Download Eclipse IDE’ and click on the link displayed in the search results as shown below:
2) In the displayed ‘Downloads’ page, click on the ‘Download’ button as shown below:
3) Eclipse IDE download will start as shown below:
4) Move the downloaded Eclipse IDE into any folder as shown below:
5) Double click on the above moved Eclipse IDE exe file and observe that the Eclipse IDE Installer will be launched as shown below:
6) Once the installer is fully launched, select ‘Eclipse IDE for Java Developers’ as shown below:
7) Click on ‘Install’ Button as shown below:
8) Click on ‘Accept Now’ button as shown below:
9) The installation will begin as shown below:
10) Select ‘Remember Accepted Licenses’ and click on ‘Accept’ button as shown below:
11) In the displayed ‘Certificates’ dialog, select ‘Select All’ button and click on ‘Accept Selected’ button as shown below:
12) Once the installation is completed, click on the displayed ‘Launch’ button as shown below:
13) Observe that the Eclipse IDE will now launch as shown below:
14) Select any folder path where you want to create and save Eclipse IDE projects and click on ‘Launch’ button as shown below:
15) Eclipse IDE will take a while and will launch as shown below:
16) Deselect the checkbox option ‘Always show Welcome at startup’ as shown below:
17) Close the Eclipse IDE
18) Now right click on the ‘Eclipse IDE’ shortcut option and select ‘Pin to taskbar’ option as shown below:
19) Observe that the Eclipse IDE got added to the taskbar as shown below:
20) Click on the ‘Eclipse IDE’ option that got added to taskbar as shown below:
21) Click on the ‘Launch’ button on the displayed dialog as shown below:
22) Observe that the Eclipse IDE will be launched as shown below:
Here concludes the practical demonstration of downloading, installing and launching Eclipse IDE.
In the next article, I will start creating Java Projects in Eclipse IDE.
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Arun Motoori (www.QAFox.com)
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