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= Eclipse Support for Java 8 - Installation Instructions =
 
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Java&trade; 8 is not publicly released yet and hence the Eclipse Java 8 support cannot be shipped with an official build.<br>
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See [[JDT/Eclipse_Java_8_Support_For_Kepler|Eclipse Java 8 Support For Kepler]].
Those who want to use it in '''Kepler (4.3.2)''' can install it with these steps:
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#Help &gt; Install New Software...
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#enter the following URL into the 'Work with' field:<br><pre>http://build.eclipse.org/eclipse/builds/4P/siteDir/updates/4.3-P-builds</pre>
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#press 'Enter'
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#select category 'Eclipse Java 8 Support (BETA)'
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#for faster install, deselect 'Contact all updates sites during install to find required software'
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#click 'Next'
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#click 'Next'
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#accept the license
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#click 'Finish'
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#restart Eclipse when asked
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In order to use the batch compiler only, you can follow the steps described at the link [http://help.eclipse.org/indigo/index.jsp?topic=%2Forg.eclipse.jdt.doc.user%2Ftasks%2Ftask-using_batch_compiler.htm Using the batch compiler], but use the org.eclipse.jdt.core_3.9.2.v*_BETA_JAVA8.jar from your updated install.
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'''Note:''' This is an implementation of an early-draft specification developed under the Java Community Process (JCP) and is made available for testing and evaluation purposes only. The code is not compatible with any specification of the JCP.
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Revision as of 01:54, 19 March 2014

Eclipse Support for Java 8 - Release Schedule

  • Feb 21st 2014 : Early Access Release IV Release candidate 1 (Available - See below for install instructions)
    • What is new in this release ?
      • JDT/Core and JDT/APT modules are feature complete for Java 8
      • Improved support for Java 8 in JDT/UI and JDT/Debug
      • Numerous defect fixes.
  • March 7th 2014 : Release candidate 2
  • March 18th 2014: General availability release.

Eclipse Support for Java 8 - Build Locations

Kepler Update Site

Kepler Build Download

Luna Update Site

Luna Build Download

Eclipse Support for Java 8 - Installation Instructions

See Eclipse Java 8 Support For Kepler.

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