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To install the WTP Adaptor, complete the following steps.
 
To install the WTP Adaptor, complete the following steps.
  
# In the main Eclipse window, click Help -> Install New Software.
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# Open Eclipse.
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# In the taskbar at the top of your screen, click '''Help -> Install New Software'''. The Available Software window opens.
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# In the Work with: field, type one of the URLs provided below:
  
There are two different paths to installing the plugin.
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** Stable releases of the plugin: http://download.eclipse.org/jetty/updates/jetty-wtp
  
For stable releases of the plugin install from the following url:
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** More bleeding edge versions of the plugin (each successful build on Hudson): http://download.eclipse.org/jetty/updates/jetty-wtp/development
  
* http://download.eclipse.org/jetty/updates/jetty-wtp
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# Press Return.
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# In the Name/Version box below, select the box for Jetty WTP Adaptor Site.
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# Click Next.
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The Install Details window opens.
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# Click Next again.
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The Review Licenses window opens.
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# Accept the terms and click Finish.
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The Installing Software dialog box opens, displaying progress for installing the WTP adaptor.
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When it completes, the Software Updates dialog box opens with a message that you need to restart Eclipse to complete the installation.
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# Click Restart Now.
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The Workspace Launcher dialog box opens, instructing you to select a Workspace.
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# Select a Workspace.
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You return to the main Eclipse window.
  
For the more bleeding edge versions of the plugin (each successful build on hudson):
 
 
* http://download.eclipse.org/jetty/updates/jetty-wtp/development
 
  
  

Revision as of 18:46, 17 November 2010



Contents

Introduction

WTP Adaptor for Jetty 7.x/Jetty 8.x

The Jetty WTP Adaptor allows you to use Eclipse and it Web Tools Platform (WTP) to develop your web applications.

Feature

This document explains how use the WTP Adaptor for Jetty 7.x/Jetty 8.x to start/stop a WTP Dynamic Web Project (or external Web application) with Jetty by using Eclipse WTP. Eclipse JEE Helios is required. (Galileo is not supported.) The origin of this Jetty WTP Adaptor is the WTP Adaptor for Tomcat.

The WTP Adaptor consists of 3 plugins:

  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.core : central bits and pieces of the functionality
  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.ui : GUI components for integration with the Eclipse UI
  • org.eclipse.jst.server.jetty.ui.websocket : GUI components that provide a wizard that generates a Jetty WebSocket

Installing the WTP Adaptor

To install the WTP Adaptor, complete the following steps.

  1. Open Eclipse.
  2. In the taskbar at the top of your screen, click Help -> Install New Software. The Available Software window opens.
  3. In the Work with: field, type one of the URLs provided below:
  1. Press Return.
  2. In the Name/Version box below, select the box for Jetty WTP Adaptor Site.
  3. Click Next.

The Install Details window opens.

  1. Click Next again.

The Review Licenses window opens.

  1. Accept the terms and click Finish.

The Installing Software dialog box opens, displaying progress for installing the WTP adaptor. When it completes, the Software Updates dialog box opens with a message that you need to restart Eclipse to complete the installation.

  1. Click Restart Now.

The Workspace Launcher dialog box opens, instructing you to select a Workspace.

  1. Select a Workspace.

You return to the main Eclipse window.


Helpful Pages

Contributing

To report a bug with the WTP integration please open a bugzilla issue: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=Jetty

Patches are welcome, the plugins are setup so that you can import the project source within the Eclipse simply. In the Plugins View locate the bundle and right click -> Import As -> Source Project.