Statement of purpose (a.k.a. What?)

9 08 2011

Now that I have a basic web dev environment it is time to install my ide. I usually use emacs for quick tasks and eclipse for longer more ide-y stuff.

I’m gonna install eclipsed helios javascript edition. I’ll also install a couple of plugins such as color themes, aptana and git.

Here we go.

How to install eclipse indigo (and android!) on Ubuntu.

I tend to make a folder called work in my home directory. Under this I will have a folder called ide and extract the eclipse download here. Then I create a link to eclipse on the desktop.

You could always install via the Ubuntu software center. To each her own.

Open up eclipse. Go to the Help->Install new software and place this in the link:

This will get you Aptana with all its fun stuff.




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