Java Environment Set up(Mac ver.) Installation of Eclipse

  1. Installation of JDK
  2. Installation of Eclipse (Mac ver.) 

Environment
Mac
mac mini(Mid2010)
OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan

At last of Java development environment setting, you need to install Eclipse which is a IDE (Integrated Development Environment) software.

If you skip installation of IDE like Eclipse, you have to use terminal to compile or execute a Java program by executing compile command or execute command.

Without Ecliplse, it is very inefficient to develop a system. So, usually, IDE is necessary for system development.

Famous IDE is as below;
Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, IntelliJ
Eclipse and IntelliJ are very popular and they can be downloaded without any charge.

Installation of Eclipse

You can download eclipse from the following site.
Eclipse download(http://eclipse.org/downloads/)

Click DOWNLOAD 64 BIT’ on the screen.

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Click ‘DOWNLOAD’ button on the showing download screen.
Download will take a while.

*If Downloading takes a lot of time, try to reload your browser.
Download speed might increase.

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Downloading is done.

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By double-clicking the downloaded file, install Eclipse.

After the following screen shows, install ‘Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers’.

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When the following screen appears, choose an installation folder.

By clicking ‘INSTALL’ button, wait for a while until installation will be done.

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After installation is done, the following screen will open. On that screen, click the red rectangle to run Eclipse.

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To run a eclipse, it will take for a while. The following screen will show until eclipse complete to run.

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After running, ‘Workspace launcher’ window will show and you need to choose the workspage folder.

Workspace is a folder to store all application data like source code files and setting files. You can choose a default workspace without any change on the window.

After you choose the workspace folder, click ‘Launch’ button.

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Eclipse will run. You can see the following eclipse development screen.mac-eclipse09-en

Now, you complete all installation for Java development.