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Dilshan Edirisuriya
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I have downloaded the Eclipse java IDE. But I have to use it for j2ee. Is there any modifications, any attachemnts of jar files should be done to work with the IDE? Please can some one help me

Dilshan Edirisuriya SCJP1.4, SCWCD1.4, SCBCD 5
Mark Spritzler

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Moving this to our IDE forum.


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lin yic

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I suggest to install the MyEclipse plugin,It's useful to develop J2EE applications.
Dilshan Edirisuriya
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Thank you
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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Eclipse only provides a basic, yet awesome, Java development environment. To write J2EE applications, you need to download and install some eclipse plugins, many of which can be found at

Downloading and installing all of these can be a challenge, although the challenge is typically finding the ones you like best. MyEclipseIDE provides all of the basic plugins for about $35, or a professional version at $50. Depending upon how valuable your time is, you might want to get with myeclipseide.


-Cameron McKenzie
Prabhu Venkatachalam
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Have a look at this link. You will lots of information about what are the plugins avaliable for eclipse. And here is quick guide how to install a eclipse plugin?

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Arun Kumar
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myeclipse plugin is really good but its not free have a look at Eclipse WTp Project it provides support for J2EE and its free

here is the link
Dilshan Edirisuriya
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Thank you ranchers.
Tim Holloway
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Also check out Lomboz from the Objectweb Consortium. It's free, but Objectweb is backed by Groupe Bull, INRIA, France Telecom, etc.
[ November 27, 2006: Message edited by: Tim Holloway ]

An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
Terry Ong
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Do check out EasyEclipse too.
Their eclipse distribution is packaged based on different usage requirements like j2se or j2ee development.
Dilshan Edirisuriya
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Thank you Terry. It's a valuable link.
I agree. Here's the link:
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