Jboss Plugin For Eclipse Kepler

Would you like to run Java applications on your local machine? If so, Eclipse Kepler and Jboss are the perfect pair. In this article, I will discuss how to install and use the official Jboss plugin for Eclipse Kepler. This is a step-by-step tutorial that will introduce you to the official Jboss plugin for Eclipse Kepler.

This is an example blog intro for the Eclipse Plugin for Jboss. This plugin can be downloaded from the following link (pastebin.com/gkaW3e3y).

In the last blog I wrote about developing Enterprise Applications using Eclipse and Jboss. As I indicated, the focused for this blog series is on Eclipse Kepler. This blog describes the steps required to install the Eclipse Plugin and configure the Jboss Tools.

Jboss Plugin For Eclipse Kepler

Eclipse Kepler with JBoss AS Tools, Version 1.7.3

If the course you are setting up requires EclipseKepler_JBoss7.1.1 1.7.3, follow these instructions to set it up on the student and instructor machines. If you have questions, please contact your courseware vendor.

First, click the link below and choose one of the Windows download links for Eclipse Kepler for Java EE Developers:Eclipse Kepler for Java EE Developers
Unzip the archive to the c:\ root: this will create a tree of files in c:\eclipse.
Run c:\eclipse\eclipse.exe; you’ll see the splash screen, and then a dialog asking you to select a workspace.Splash screen Default workspaceJust leave the default workspace (similar to that shown above, but your username will appear instead of “micro”) and click OK.
Eclipse will start and you’ll see the full layout of the IDE. Choose File | New | Other … from the top-level menu. You’ll see a dialog box with a list of folders and options for things to create.
Choose the Server folder, and under it the Server item, and click Next. You’ll see a dialog for creating a server profile, with a list of supported servers.If in this list you see a “JBoss Community” folder with options including “JBoss 7.1” … you’re done! Close Eclipse, and skip all remaining steps.
Otherwise, click the link in the upper-right corner, Download additional server adapters, and a third dialog will appear, with a list of plugins that will be populated over the next few seconds or minutes as Eclipse searches the Internet.
Choose JBossAS Tools. First, you’ll see a message below the main listbox, “Calculating requirements and dependencies,” and a progress bar. Then you will see a summary blurb about the Eclipse plugin you are about to install.Available server plugins
Click Next, and see a set of license agreements.License agreements
Accept the agreement and click Finish. You’ll see a confirmation message.
Click OK, and the installation will begin. you’ll see a progress dialog titled “Installing JBossAS Tools.”Progress dialogWhen the installation completes, all the dialogs will disappear and you’ll see a message box prompting you to restart Eclipse.
Click Restart now. Eclipse will shut down and restart. If the restart fails, just start it manually as you did earlier. Again choose the default workspace.
To test the installation, again choose File | New | Other … from the top-level menu, choose Server / Server and click Next. Now, in the new-server dialog, you should now see a new “JBoss Community” folder, with options including “JBoss 7.1”.JBoss servers, ready for useYou don’t need to create a server profile, as our workspaces have one built in. But your Eclipse installation is now ready to support those workspaces! So just cancel out and close Eclipse.

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