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=== All Features ===
 
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#Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.  
 
#Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.  
#*'''CSS file editor'''; An Orion based CSS editor that is accessible through the CSS preferences.  
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#*'''CSS file editor'''; A Xtext based CSS editor.  
 
#*'''CSS spy for Eclipse 4''': A spy that enables you to inspect the current CSS for any given UI element. It also allows you to change current CSS values so that you can immediately see the effect.  
 
#*'''CSS spy for Eclipse 4''': A spy that enables you to inspect the current CSS for any given UI element. It also allows you to change current CSS values so that you can immediately see the effect.  
 
#*'''E4 Databinding''': The E4 version of databinding.
 
#*'''E4 Databinding''': The E4 version of databinding.

Revision as of 16:16, 8 September 2013

Contents

How to find an e4 repository

E4repo.png

Every build gets its own repository.

Pick the most recent ones from e4 downloads, click on the link and in the bottom of the resulting page you will find the link to the p2 repo. Expand the picture for a visual.

Installing e4 0.15 for Kepler/Luna

Most recent repository always changes: Pick the most recent one from the description above.

Installing from the repository

  1. If not done already, download, install and run Eclipse Eclipse SDK (4.(3|4).x
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, type the update site. select repo here

Features to Install for RCP development

  • E4 Tools
    • Eclipse 4 core tools (Incubation)
    • Eclipse 4 even spy (Incubation)
    • CSS Spy for Eclipse 4(Incubation)

All Features

  1. Select the features you want to install. They are organized by category.
    • CSS file editor; A Xtext based CSS editor.
    • CSS spy for Eclipse 4: A spy that enables you to inspect the current CSS for any given UI element. It also allows you to change current CSS values so that you can immediately see the effect.
    • E4 Databinding: The E4 version of databinding.
    • e4 Language Support: Support for writing plugins in multiple languages. It currently includes runtime support for JavaScript Bundles
    • E4 Search: The Search Console. In addition to the framework, you can optionally install an example search provider, and the compatibility feature.
    • Eclipse 3.x bridge: : An experimental 3.x bridge feature for using some Eclipse 4 capabilities in the 3.x stream.
    • Eclipse 4 core tools: Runtime components required by other e4 features. Contains Eclipse 4 workbench model tooling.
    • Eclipse 4 event spy: Tooling to spy on events that pass through the OSGi event manager.
    • Eclipse 4 Semantic File System: The E4/Resources/Semantic File System(SFS) represents an add-on to the Eclipse Resource Management that augments the Resources Plug-in API with an additional API to work with RESTful or REST-like resources.
  2. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  3. Accept the license terms and click Finish.

Installing e4 0.14 for Kepler

Most recent repository always changes: Pick the most recent one from e4 downloads.

Installing from the repository

  1. If not done already, download, install and run Eclipse Eclipse SDK 4.3.x
  2. Select Help > Install New Software...
  3. In the "Work With" field, type the update site. The final 0.14 build is here: http://download.eclipse.org/e4/downloads/drops/R-0.14-201306242200/repository/

Features to Install for RCP development

  • E4 Tools
    • Eclipse e4 Tools (Incubation)
    • 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 the license terms and click Finish.

Archive

E4/Install/Archive