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IMPORTANT: We are targeting Scala 2.9.x


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Update Eclipse.ini

  1. Go to the directory where you extracted the eclipse folder to.
  2. Open the eclipse folder.
  3. Locate the eclipse.ini file.
  4. Right-click eclipse.ini, select Edit.


Code Block
titleSample eclipse.ini

Save and close the file.

Setup Eclipse

  1. Run Eclipse
  2. Pick a place for an eclipse workspace, or use the default workspace location
  3. IMPORTANT: This workspace location is NOT inside your local git repository directory tree.
  4. If this is your first time launching this Eclipse installation you'll be presented with a Start-up screen that contains tutorial information.
  5. In the top right corner there's a button titled 'Workbench'. Click it.  This will take you to the Java Perspective.
  6. From the top menu, click Help -> Install New Software

You will install three things: Scala IDE, XML Support and EGit.

Install Scala IDE

Because we are currently targeting Scala 2.9.x you will want to paste the following URL into the "work with:" box on the "Installing New Software" dialog:


After a few minutes, eclipse will notify you that it will need to be restarted.  Go ahead.

Install XML Support

In Eclipse.  Click Help -> Install New Software.


Click Next and follow the prompts to complete installation.

Install EGit

In Eclipse.  Click Help -> Install New Software.