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You will need a [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/S-3.5M4-200812111908/index.php 3.5 M4 Eclipse SDK]. We recommend starting with this exact build.
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== Installing e4 0.13 Nightly November 2012  ==
  
# Select Help > Install New Software...
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You should run against e4 0.13 release. The official release is nigh:
# Click on the "Add Site..." button and enter the e4 0.9 M1 update site URL: http://download.eclipse.org/e4/downloads/drops/I20090206-1045/repository
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# Depending on which aspects of e4 interest you, check one or more of the following:
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## <b>e4 Resources</b>: Description of what you will get...
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## <b>e4 SWT</b>: Description of what you will get...
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## <b>e4 UI</b>: This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to [[E4/UI/Running_the_demos | run the e4 photo demo]] (a RCP style application), you should check  everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source.
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## <b>e4 XWT</b>: Description of what you will get...
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## Note that source components ''only'' give you source.
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# Click Next.
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# Review the items to be installed and click Next.
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# Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.
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You will be prompted to restart the Eclipse SDK after the installation. Click Yes to restart.
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=== Installing from the repository  ===
  
You are now ready to try out the demos:
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#Install [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Eclipse SDK 4.2.1]
* <b>Resources:</b>
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#Select Help &gt; Install New Software...
* <b>SWT:</b> [[E4/SWT/Running_the_demos | Running the cross-compile-SWT-to-Flash demos]]
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#In the "Work With" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/e4/downloads/drops/I20121113-2200/repository/
* <b>UI:</b>  [[E4/UI/Running_the_demos | Running the e4 photo demo]]
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* <b>XWT:</b> [[E4/XWT/Running_the_demos | Running the declarative UI demos]]
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===Features to Install for RCP development===
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#'''Eclipse 4 core tools'''
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##'''Eclipse e4 Tools (Incubation)
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== Installing e4 0.12 June 2012  ==
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The most recent OFFICIAL e4 release is the e4 0.12 release.
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=== Installing from the repository  ===
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#Install [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Eclipse SDK 4.2.1]
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#Select Help &gt; Install New Software...
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#In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/0.12
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===Features to Install for RCP development===
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#'''E4 Tools'''
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##'''Eclipse e4 Tools (Incubation)
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##'''E4 CSS Spy (Incubation) 
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=== All Features ===
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#Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
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##'''e4 UI''': This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to [[E4/UI/Running the demos|run the e4 photo demo]] (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
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##'''e4 Tools''': Eclipse 4 workbench model tooling and an experimental 3.x bridge feature for using some Eclipse 4 capabilities in the 3.x stream.
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##'''e4 Search''': The [[E4/Search Console|Search Console]]. In addition to the framework, you can optionally install an example search provider, and the [https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=331581 compatibility feature].
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##'''e4 Language Support''': Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
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##'''e4 Resources''': Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
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##'''e4 Runtime''': Runtime components required by other e4 features
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##'''e4 Server''': Experimental [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Labs/Bespin Bespin] server based on e4
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##'''e4 TM''':Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
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##'''e4 XWT''': This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
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#Review the items to be installed and click Next.
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#Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.
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== Installing e4 0.11 June 2011  ==
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=== Installing from the repository  ===
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#Install [http://download.eclipse.org/e4/sdk/drops/R-4.1-201106201631/ Eclipse SDK 4.1]
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#Select Help &gt; Install New Software...
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#In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/0.11
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#Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
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##'''e4 UI''': This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to [[E4/UI/Running the demos|run the e4 photo demo]] (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
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##'''e4 Tools''': Eclipse 4 workbench model tooling and an experimental 3.x bridge feature for using some Eclipse 4 capabilities in the 3.x stream.
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##'''e4 Search''': The [[E4/Search Console|Search Console]]. In addition to the framework, you can optionally install an example search provider, and the [https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=331581 compatibility feature].
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##'''e4 Language Support''': Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
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##'''e4 Resources''': Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
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##'''e4 Runtime''': Runtime components required by other e4 features
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##'''e4 Server''': Experimental [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Labs/Bespin Bespin] server based on e4
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##'''e4 TM''':Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
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##'''e4 XWT''': This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
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#Review the items to be installed and click Next.
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#Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.
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== Installing e4 0.10 July 2010  ==
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=== Installing from the repository  ===
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#Install [http://download.eclipse.org/e4/sdk/drops/R-4.0-201007271520/index.php Eclipse SDK 4.0]
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#Select Help &gt; Install New Software...
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#In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/2010
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#Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
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##'''e4 Language Support''': Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
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##'''e4 Resources''': Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
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##'''e4 Runtime''': Runtime components required by other e4 features
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##'''e4 Server''': Experimental [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Labs/Bespin Bespin] server based on e4
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##'''e4 TM''':Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
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##'''e4 UI''': This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to [[E4/UI/Running the demos|run the e4 photo demo]] (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
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##'''e4 XWT''': This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
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#Review the items to be installed and click Next.
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#Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.
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== Installing 0.9  ==
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Information on installing builds from the 0.9 (July 2009) release.
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As of 0.9 M4, e4 provides an "all in one" download. This is a product that contains everything you would ever need to develop e4: the latest Eclipse SDK, EMF SDK, and all of the e4 bundles and source code. Simply download the zip, unzip it, and run the eclipse.exe as you would for the basic Eclipse platform. The 0.9 release build is available [http://download.eclipse.org/e4/downloads/drops/R-0.9-200907291930/index.html here].
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== Demos  ==
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You are now ready to try out the demos:  
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*'''SWT:''' Running the [[E4/SWT/Running the demos|cross-compile-SWT-to-Flash demos]] (0.9 only)
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*'''UI:''' Running the e4 [[E4/UI/Running the photo demo|photo demo]], [[E4/UI/Running the contacts demo|contacts demo]], and the [[E4/UI/Running CSS demos|CSS examples ]]  
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*'''XWT:''' Running the [[E4/XWT/Running the demos|declarative UI demos]]
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[1] Note that the Eclipse e4 UI work also requires the EMF runtime. This will be brought in automatically. However, if you wish to view or edit the UI model and you're not a fan of XML source editing, you will want to install the EMF SDK which provides the EMF .xmi editor. Follow "Help" -&gt; "Install New Software..." -&gt; "Models and Model Development" -&gt; "EMF SDK - Eclipse Modeling Framework SDK 2.4.1 or 2.5.0", then restart Eclipse.

Revision as of 17:36, 14 November 2012

Installing e4 0.13 Nightly November 2012

You should run against e4 0.13 release. The official release is nigh:

Installing from the repository

  1. Install Eclipse SDK 4.2.1
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, paste http://download.eclipse.org/e4/downloads/drops/I20121113-2200/repository/

Features to Install for RCP development

  1. Eclipse 4 core tools
    1. Eclipse e4 Tools (Incubation)


Installing e4 0.12 June 2012

The most recent OFFICIAL e4 release is the e4 0.12 release.

Installing from the repository

  1. Install Eclipse SDK 4.2.1
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/0.12

Features to Install for RCP development

  1. E4 Tools
    1. Eclipse e4 Tools (Incubation)
    2. E4 CSS Spy (Incubation)

All Features

  1. Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
    1. e4 UI: This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to run the e4 photo demo (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
    2. e4 Tools: Eclipse 4 workbench model tooling and an experimental 3.x bridge feature for using some Eclipse 4 capabilities in the 3.x stream.
    3. e4 Search: The Search Console. In addition to the framework, you can optionally install an example search provider, and the compatibility feature.
    4. e4 Language Support: Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
    5. e4 Resources: Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
    6. e4 Runtime: Runtime components required by other e4 features
    7. e4 Server: Experimental Bespin server based on e4
    8. e4 TM:Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
    9. e4 XWT: This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
  2. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  3. Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.

Installing e4 0.11 June 2011

Installing from the repository

  1. Install Eclipse SDK 4.1
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/0.11
  4. Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
    1. e4 UI: This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to run the e4 photo demo (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
    2. e4 Tools: Eclipse 4 workbench model tooling and an experimental 3.x bridge feature for using some Eclipse 4 capabilities in the 3.x stream.
    3. e4 Search: The Search Console. In addition to the framework, you can optionally install an example search provider, and the compatibility feature.
    4. e4 Language Support: Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
    5. e4 Resources: Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
    6. e4 Runtime: Runtime components required by other e4 features
    7. e4 Server: Experimental Bespin server based on e4
    8. e4 TM:Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
    9. e4 XWT: This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
  5. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  6. Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.

Installing e4 0.10 July 2010

Installing from the repository

  1. Install Eclipse SDK 4.0
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, select http://download.eclipse.org/e4/updates/2010
  4. Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
    1. e4 Language Support: Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
    2. e4 Resources: Experimental work to support a resource model based on REST resource APIs
    3. e4 Runtime: Runtime components required by other e4 features
    4. e4 Server: Experimental Bespin server based on e4
    5. e4 TM:Toolkit Model. A declarative UI runtime based on EMF
    6. e4 UI: This will install the e4 UI runtime components. To be able to run the e4 photo demo (a RCP style application), you should check everything under the "E4 UI" category: Eclipse e4 CSS, Eclipse e4 UI, Eclipse e4 CSS Source, and Eclipse e4 UI Source. [1]
    7. e4 XWT: This will install the declarative UI runtime and its development environment. The "E4 XWT" feature contains XWT runtime and "E4 XWT Tools" corresponds to the development environment.
  5. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  6. Accept (or not!) the license terms and click Finish.

Installing 0.9

Information on installing builds from the 0.9 (July 2009) release.

As of 0.9 M4, e4 provides an "all in one" download. This is a product that contains everything you would ever need to develop e4: the latest Eclipse SDK, EMF SDK, and all of the e4 bundles and source code. Simply download the zip, unzip it, and run the eclipse.exe as you would for the basic Eclipse platform. The 0.9 release build is available here.

Demos

You are now ready to try out the demos:

[1] Note that the Eclipse e4 UI work also requires the EMF runtime. This will be brought in automatically. However, if you wish to view or edit the UI model and you're not a fan of XML source editing, you will want to install the EMF SDK which provides the EMF .xmi editor. Follow "Help" -> "Install New Software..." -> "Models and Model Development" -> "EMF SDK - Eclipse Modeling Framework SDK 2.4.1 or 2.5.0", then restart Eclipse.