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Eclipse Plugin For JSP

Prasad Babu
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Joined: Jul 17, 2005
Posts: 57
Hi All,

In my previous company i used JDeveloper for application development which is very good IDE I came across. But Now I have to use Eclipse for developing the application. I have only Sysdeo plugin for developing WeApplication. I am facing problem in developing the JSPs in Eclipse as there is no code hilighting, completion, validation etc. Is there any Plugin or tool to integrate with Eclipse u know, please let me know where can i get.

Thanks in advance.

David Ulicny
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Joined: Aug 04, 2004
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There is one directly on, it's called WebTools or J2EE tools.

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Anupam Sinha
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Joined: Apr 13, 2003
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Try NitroX from M7. Just today I installed it and it seems to be great and its free. I mean their JSP one is free.
[ October 20, 2005: Message edited by: Anupam Sinha ]
Bear Bibeault
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Moved to the IDEs forum.

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Anupam Sinha
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Just an update the M7 NitroX isn't that great as well. After installing it eclipse may become a lot slow. Specially with JSP debugging turned on in NitroX. I am about to try Web Tools Platform (WTP) project for eclipse. Also tried trying lombox but it just wouldn't install. Read around a couple of pages on how to install still couldn't install. If anyone has anyother plugin please tell. It would be great if its free.
[ November 10, 2005: Message edited by: Anupam Sinha ]
harry psll

Joined: Jun 17, 2004
Posts: 17

same thing happened for me also.
Lomboz did not worked after installing.
I am also trying for web Tools Platform (WTP) especially for JSP Debugging.
Any ideas on how does this work for JSPs.
if anybody tried this, please let me know what are all needed to get it started.

Thanks in advance.
Timothy Toe
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Joined: Oct 19, 2002
Posts: 156
I tried to install WTP but it could not work. Well, new project does not have anything new to enable me to create a web app and my jsps still does not have syntax colouring.

I made sure I have the prerequisites as stated in :

and I downloaded the zip file :

and extracted it...into the "plugins" and "features" dir respectively.

But I did not work. Can anyone tell me why ? or how to install ?
Wayne Parrott

Joined: Feb 04, 2004
Posts: 9
If WTP doesn't work out for you give MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench a look. MyEclipse is the most popular low cost J2EE IDE for Eclipse and goes well beyond what is available from the WTP with many RAD features for JSP, JSF, Struts, DB and UML development. The upcoming 4.1 release will introduce an all new AJAX feature-set and more advanced Hibernate and Spring features for Eclipse.

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