Difference between revisions of "VE/Installing"

From Eclipsepedia

< VE
Jump to: navigation, search
(VE 1.5)
 
(36 intermediate revisions by 9 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
Step by step installation of VE. Please edit me and add the steps. Thank!
+
<blockquote><table style="border: 1px red dashed; padding:10px"><tr><td>'''''This document contains 1 method for installing <b style="color:red">VE 1.3</b> for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede (or Eclipse 3.3 Europa). For <b style="color:orange">VE 1.4</b>, see [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]]. Nothing on this page is officially supported and is subject to change without notice. If you see an error or omission, please feel free to [http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php?title=VE/Installing&action=edit edit it]. '''''</td></tr></table></blockquote>
  
  
Contributed by Chris Dolan:
 
  
I got it to work once I figured out the JEM stuff.  In the end, these are the steps that worked for me.  Note: these are likely not the minimal steps, just one working solution.
+
=VE 1.5=
  
 +
* See [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]].
  
1) Fully uninstall any old version of VE or JEM (not just disable)
+
=VE 1.4=
  
2) via the Europa update site, install prerequisites for WTP:
+
* See [[VE/Update|Installing VE from Update Site]].
  
2a) org.eclipse.datatools
+
=VE 1.3=
  
2b) org.eclipse.wst
+
==Download Eclipse for Java EE Developers==
  
2c) org.eclipse.jst
+
* Download and install [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede]. The "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers" bundle contains all plugins needed.
  
2d) org.eclipse.jpt
+
* VE 1.3 requires [[EMF/EMF_2.3/JVM_Requirements|EMF 2.4]], which requires [[IRC_FAQ#I_just_installed_Eclipse_on_Linux.2C_but_it_does_not_start._What_is_the_problem.3F|JDK 5.0]] or later.
  
3) Install the 3.0M1 milestone release of WTP SDK, which is the authoritative source of JEM 2.0.0:
+
<blockquote><table style="border: 1px blue dashed; padding:10px"><tr><td>[[Image:Ve-for-ganymede-install-list.png|right|thumb]] Alternatively, you can use a smaller Ganymede bundle or the "Classic" [http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.4-200806172000/ Eclipse 3.4 SDK], then using the [http://download.eclipse.org/releases/ganymede// Ganymede update site], install the following features:
 +
:: EMF Ecore Mapping 2.4
 +
:: Graphical Editing Framework GEF 3.4
 +
:: JST Web Core 3.0
 +
:: JST Web UI 3.0
 +
:: WST Common Core 3.0
 +
</td></tr></table></blockquote>
  
3a) Go to http://download.eclipse.org/webtools/downloads/
+
==Download VE==
  
3b) Click the 3.0M1 build
+
* Download the latest VE build from [http://www.ehecht.com/eclipse_ve/ve.html ehecht.com] and unzip into the eclipse/ folder (Eclipse 3.3) or into the new [[Equinox_p2_Getting_Started#Dropins|dropins/]] folder (Eclipse 3.4).
  
3c) Download the wtp-sdk zip
+
== See Also ==
  
3d) Unpack the .zip file somewhere
+
* [[VE/Installing/Archived|Other installation methods]] have been archived.
  
3e) In that extracted folder, there is an "eclipse" subdir
+
[[Category:VE]]
 
+
3f) In that subdir, create a file called ".eclipseextension"
+
 
+
3h) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration
+
 
+
3i) Click "Add an Extension Location"
+
 
+
3j) Select the WTP "eclipse" subdir from above
+
 
+
4) Install the build of VE:
+
 
+
4a) Go to http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=131065&package_id=154855
+
 
+
4b) Click "Visual Editor patched as in bug 202562"
+
 
+
4c) Click org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813.zip
+
 
+
4d) Unpack the .zip file somewhere
+
 
+
4e) In that extracted folder, there is an " org.eclipse.visualeditor-1.3.0.200709121813" subdir
+
 
+
4f) Rename that subdir to "eclipse"
+
 
+
4g) In that "eclipse" subdir, create a file called ".eclipseextension"
+
 
+
 
+
4i) In eclipse, go to Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration
+
 
+
4j) Click "Add an Extension Location"
+
 
+
4k) Select the VE "eclipse" subdir from above
+

Latest revision as of 16:58, 16 November 2010

This document contains 1 method for installing VE 1.3 for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede (or Eclipse 3.3 Europa). For VE 1.4, see Installing VE from Update Site. Nothing on this page is officially supported and is subject to change without notice. If you see an error or omission, please feel free to edit it.


Contents

[edit] VE 1.5

[edit] VE 1.4

[edit] VE 1.3

[edit] Download Eclipse for Java EE Developers

  • Download and install Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede. The "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers" bundle contains all plugins needed.
Ve-for-ganymede-install-list.png
Alternatively, you can use a smaller Ganymede bundle or the "Classic" Eclipse 3.4 SDK, then using the Ganymede update site, install the following features:
EMF Ecore Mapping 2.4
Graphical Editing Framework GEF 3.4
JST Web Core 3.0
JST Web UI 3.0
WST Common Core 3.0

[edit] Download VE

  • Download the latest VE build from ehecht.com and unzip into the eclipse/ folder (Eclipse 3.3) or into the new dropins/ folder (Eclipse 3.4).

[edit] See Also