Chapter 4. Installing JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse

JBoss Developer Studio for Eclipse packages the JBoss Developer Studio plug-ins for your existing Eclipse instance. You can either install JBoss Developer Studio from the Eclipse Marketplace when you are online or use the Update Site Zip to install it when you are offline.

4.1. Installing JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse when Online

JBoss Developer Studio is available to install from Eclipse Marketplace when you are online.

Important

If anytime before or during the installation, you are asked about selecting additional features to install, you may select JBoss Fuse Tooling to use the Fuse tooling features after the installation is complete

To install JBoss Developer Studio BYOE from Eclipse Marketplace:

  1. Start Eclipse Oxygen.
  2. Click HelpEclipse Marketplace, locate Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio 11.0 GA, and click Install.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

During the installation process, if you receive warnings about installing unsigned content, review the details of the content and if satisfied, click OK to continue with the installation.

Once installation is complete, you are prompted to restart Eclipse. Click Yes to restart immediately and No if you need to save any unsaved changes to open projects. Note that IDE changes do not take effect until Eclipse is restarted.

4.2. Installing JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse when Offline

You need the Update Site Zip to install JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse in the offline mode. Alternatively, you can also use an installer downloaded on your system instead of the Update Site Zip to install JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse when Offline. Note that the Target Platform Zip contains the features on which DevStudio depends. It also contains the sources of all the included plugins. You can downlaod the Target Platform Zip from https://devstudio.redhat.com/11/stable/updates/.

Important
  • You must first be online to download the .zip file before proceeding to install JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse in the offline mode.
  • If anytime before or during the installation, you are asked about selecting additional features to install, you may select JBoss Fuse Tooling to use the Fuse tooling features after the installation is complete

To install JBoss Developer Studio in Eclipse in offline mode:

  1. Download the Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio 11.0 Update Site Zip from https://devstudio.redhat.com/11/stable/updates/.
  2. Start Eclipse Oxygen.
  3. Click HelpInstall New Software.
  4. In the Work with field, enter the path of the Update Site Zip file. Alternatively, click Add and click Archive to locate the file.
  5. From the table of components, select Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio 11 - Bring Your Own Eclipse and click Next.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

During the installation process, you may receive warnings about installing unsigned content. If this is the case, review the details of the content and if satisfied, click OK to continue with the installation.

Once the installation is complete, you are prompted to restart Eclipse. Click Yes to restart immediately and No to save any unsaved changes to open projects. Note that the IDE changes do not take effect until Eclipse is restarted.