Downloading and Installing Eclipse

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Downloading and installing an Eclipse environment depends on which language you are planning to develop in. You can download a single version of Eclipse and then equip it with plug-ins that allow either Java or Php or both.

  • Download Eclipse (JavaEE Version recommended) by visiting this page and selecting the proper version for your system.
  • For PHP programmers, either download the PHP Version, an all-in-one package, or simply add the PDT PhP Development Toolkit to the JavaEE version of Eclipse.

Note that if you are developing in both Java and PhP, you will need to create separate workspaces for your Java and PhP programs respectively.


To help familiarize yourself with Eclipse, which can be quite daunting for beginners, work through some of the tutorials listed here:

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