InstallationNote that we use separate installations of Eclipse for various languages:
If you are setting up a Python tool chain, unzip the folder into
Create a bash script to launch this e.g.
eclipse-python.sh. Create your new work space with a folder structure as follows:
Mercurial PluginInstall the Mercurial plugin from here:
The update site is
Add this update site. Go to
Help->Install New Software...
Next, add the Mercurial plugin site.
Be sure to install only the
MercurialEclipseplugin. Do NOT install the Windows Binaries.
Follow the remaining instructions and you’ll have Mercurial support in Eclipse.
Scripting LanguagesNote that you should create a separate installation specifically for scripting languages.
PythonPython support has been integrated into the Aptana Studio Plugin. It’s open source and available at http://www.aptana.com.
JavaUnzip Juno into
$HOME/local/eclipse-juno/eclipse-java/followed by the Mercurial plugin as outlined above.
MavenYou’ll need the
m2eclipseplugin to support Maven projects. Add the following repository to Eclipse:
Once it’s installed, go to
Window->Preferences->Maven->Installationsand change the default to a
maven3has compatibility issues with many plugins). Also, change
User Interfaceto default to the XML editor for
pom.xmlfiles—the structured editor is sluggish.