How to Create Projects While Working on Eclipse IDE?
Eclipse caters the need to create a customized development environment (IDE) from plug-in components. It is the most widely used Java-based open source platform.
Creating a Project
- Launch Eclipse IDE.
- A Welcome screen is displayed as shown below. It appears while opening the application for the first time. However, you can close the ‘Welcome’ screen.
- Once you will close the window, you will see the following screen. Ensure that the panes are displayed.
- Click File->New->Project as shown below.
- The ‘New Project’ dialog box will appear with ‘Select a wizard’ option.
- Scroll down and expand the Java folder. Double-click ‘Java Project’.
- It will display the ‘New Java Project’ dialog box.
- Provide a project name in the ‘New Java Project’ dialog box.
- Go to the ‘JRE’ column and select ‘Use a project specific jre’ option. From the dropdown filed, choose any version.
Note: You have to select the Java version every time you create a project.
- Click ‘Finish’.
- ‘Open Associated Perspective’ dialog box is displayed.
- Click ‘Yes’.
- A ‘New Project’ gets created under the package explorer pane.
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