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Java for Testers – Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE

Java for Testers – Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE

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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:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - search

2) In the displayed ‘Downloads’ page, click on the ‘Download’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - download

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - download2

3) Eclipse IDE download will start as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - downloading

4) Move the downloaded Eclipse IDE into any folder as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - move

5) Double click on the above moved Eclipse IDE exe file and observe that the Eclipse IDE Installer will be launched as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - launching

6) Once the installer is fully launched, select ‘Eclipse IDE for Java Developers’ as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Java Developers

7) Click on ‘Install’ Button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Install

8) Click on ‘Accept Now’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Accept Now

9) The installation will begin as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Installation will begin

10) Select ‘Remember Accepted Licenses’ and click on ‘Accept’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - licenses

11) In the displayed ‘Certificates’ dialog, select ‘Select All’ button and click on ‘Accept Selected’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Certificates

12) Once the installation is completed, click on the displayed ‘Launch’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Launch

13) Observe that the Eclipse IDE will now launch as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Launching2

14) Select any folder path where you want to create and save Eclipse IDE projects and click on ‘Launch’ button as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - workspace

15)  Eclipse IDE will take a while and will launch as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Launched

16) Deselect the checkbox option ‘Always show Welcome at startup’ as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - deselect

17) Close the Eclipse IDE

18) Now right click on the ‘Eclipse IDE’ shortcut option and select ‘Pin to taskbar’ option as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - pin to taskbar

 

19) Observe that the Eclipse IDE got added to the taskbar as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - pin to taskbar

20) Click on the ‘Eclipse IDE’ option that got added to taskbar as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - taskbar click

21) Click on the ‘Launch’ button on the displayed dialog as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - Launch3

22) Observe that the Eclipse IDE will be launched as shown below:

Installing and Launching Eclipse IDE - final launch

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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Happy Learning 🙂

Arun Motoori (www.QAFox.com)

On a mission to help the Testing Community in all possible ways.

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