03-Downloading-Eclipse

03-Downloading-Eclipse - CS106A Handout 03 March 30th 2011...

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CS106A Handout 03 Spring 2011 March 30 th , 2011 Downloading Eclipse This handout was original written by Justin Manus and Brandon Burr, and adapted by Eric Roberts. This quarter we’ll be using Stanford’s customized version of Eclipse to build our programs. Eclipse is an enormously popular industrial strength Java environment with many, many features. Fortunately, Eclipse is also open source—anyone is free to change Eclipse to work the way they want. We have taken advantage of that freedom to install special Stanford features into Eclipse, to tailor it specifically for CS106A. This document gives instructions on how to get starting using Eclipse, and its Stanford features in particular. If you run into any trouble installing Eclipse, please email Chris Piech at [email protected] . Installing Eclipse Before you begin to write programs for Karel or Java, you will need to obtain a copy of Eclipse from the CS 106A course website. The process for downloading Eclipse depends on what system you are using. The instructions for the Macintosh are shown in Figure 1, and those for Windows machines appear in Figure 2. On either platform, the process may take a while, so be patient! Figure 1. Instructions for downloading Eclipse on a Macintosh Our version of Eclipse will only work on Mac OS X version 10.2 or higher. If you don’t have that version of the operating system (or you are running OS 9), you’ll need to either upgrade or do your class work in a public cluster. 1. Get Eclipse from the CS 106A website. Before you begin to write your first Java or Karel program, you will need to obtain a copy of Eclipse from the CS 106A course website. To do so, go to http://cs106a.stanford.edu/ , click on Software , click on Stanford Eclipse for Macintosh OSX , and then save the stanford_eclipse32_mac.zip file somewhere on your hard drive. 2. Install Eclipse.
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course CS 106A taught by Professor Sahami,m during the Spring '08 term at Stanford.

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