Installing CFEclipse

Andrew Myers edited this page Dec 20, 2017 · 5 revisions

Installation Overview

  1. Install Eclipse
  2. Install CFEclipse

Installing Eclipse

You must first have Eclipse installed. Eclipse is installed by extracting the files from the downloaded ZIP and running the eclipse.exe (in windows) or the eclipse.app (in mac).

For basic needs, the "Eclipse IDE for JavaScript and Web Developers" install will be fine. If desired, see the comparison chart for the choosing a different version of Eclipse.

Install MXUnit

As of November 2017 this additional step is required, owing to the MXUnit domain having expired - see Issue 92 for details

  1. Select Help > Install new software... menu option.
  2. Type http://cfeclipse.org/mxunit/update-dev into the Work with box and press Add....
  3. Type MXUnit into the Name field and press OK.
  4. Wait while Eclipse says Pending in the main part of the dialogue.
  5. Tick MXUnit and press Next.
  6. Press Finish
  7. Wait while Eclipse downloads and installs MXUnit. You should see a progress indicator in the bottom of the window.
  8. After installing Eclipse will prompt you to restart Eclipse, which you should do.

Installing CFEclipse

Eclipse Update sites

  • stable: http://cfeclipse.org/update

  • development: http://cfeclipse.org/update-dev

    Please Note: If you are uncomfortable using alpha/beta level software download the 'stable' version. Development versions are considered bleeding edge and may be unstable!

The easiest way to install CFEclipse is to use the built-in installation tool:

  1. Select Help > Install new software... menu option.
  2. Type http://www.cfeclipse.org/update into the Work with box and press Add....
  3. Type CFEclipse into the Name field and press OK.
  4. Wait while Eclipse says Pending in the main part of the dialogue.
  5. Tick CFEclipse (including CFUnit and Frameworks). Ensure CFEclipse DocShare is NOT selected __ and press Next.
  6. Press Finish
  7. Wait while Eclipse downloads and installs CFEclipse. You should see a progress indicator in the bottom of the window.
  8. After installing Eclipse will prompt you to restart Eclipse, which you should do.