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Acceleo can be downloaded and installed in a number of ways. If you have an existing Eclipse installation and simply wish to install Acceleo in it, Installing through the update site is the easiest way. If you'd rather install a new Eclipse with Acceleo, you may want to take a look at the facilities provided by the [[#Install with the Amalgamation project|amalgamation project]].
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Acceleo can be downloaded and installed in a number of ways. If you have an existing Eclipse installation and simply wish to install Acceleo in it, [[#Install with the update site|installing through the update site]] is the easiest way. If you'd rather install a new Eclipse with Acceleo, you may want to take a look at the facilities provided by the [[#Install with the Amalgamation project|amalgamation project]].
  
For those of you that need to retrieve the zips of Acceleo, you can either look at the latest releases or the maintenance releases if you need one of the 2.x releases.
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For those of you that need to retrieve the zips of Acceleo, you can either look at the [[#Download the latest Acceleo|latest releases]] or the [[#Download maintenance releases of Acceleo|maintenance releases]] if you need one of the 2.x releases.
  
 
Note that whatever the installation procedure you choose, examples are available from the menu right-click => New => Examples => Acceleo Plug-ins.
 
Note that whatever the installation procedure you choose, examples are available from the menu right-click => New => Examples => Acceleo Plug-ins.

Revision as of 07:46, 24 June 2010

Acceleo can be downloaded and installed in a number of ways. If you have an existing Eclipse installation and simply wish to install Acceleo in it, installing through the update site is the easiest way. If you'd rather install a new Eclipse with Acceleo, you may want to take a look at the facilities provided by the amalgamation project.

For those of you that need to retrieve the zips of Acceleo, you can either look at the latest releases or the maintenance releases if you need one of the 2.x releases.

Note that whatever the installation procedure you choose, examples are available from the menu right-click => New => Examples => Acceleo Plug-ins.

Install with the Amalgamation project

  1. Download the latest EPP modeling bundle
  2. Open the discovery UI
    OpenDiscovery.png
  3. Select Acceleo and "Finish" the wizard
    DiscoveryUIAcceleo.png

Install with the update site

The easiest (and quickest) way of installing Acceleo is to use the Helios update-site.

  1. Install your preferred Eclipse distribution from the Eclipse download page.
  2. Go to Help => Install New Software...
    Install Acceleo 1.png
  3. In the upper part, click Add and type in the location http://download.eclipse.org/modeling/m2t/updates/site.xml
  4. Select this new update site in the combo box and tick Acceleo in the lower panel, such as shown below.
    Install Acceleo 2.png
  5. Click Finish, read and accept the Eclipse Public License, and watch Acceleo install itself along with its dependencies.

Download the latest Acceleo

The latest versions of Acceleo are the 3.x stream builds. Check them out on the project's download page.

Download maintenance releases of Acceleo

Maintenance builds of Acceleo 2.x are still available on the maintenance versions download page.