In this post, we are going to see the step by step process to launch an ‘Eclipse IDE’ for the first time after downloading. If you haven’t gone through my post on how to download Eclipse IDE then check it by clicking on this link.

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Steps to launch Eclipse IDE:

1. Download eclipse zip file as per the previous post: Download Eclipse IDE

Now, unzip this zip file using any of the zip extractor (say 7zip) and copy the extracted folder in the location of your choice.

2. Now, inside the folder, there would be a folder name ‘eclipse’, double-click it and you will find lots of child folders and files, there you will find an application file named ‘eclipse’ as shown in below screenshot:


3. Double click on the ‘eclipse’ application and it would open the window to set the ‘workspace’ location, give the path there as per your need where you wish to create all your projects. see below screenshot:


4.  Click OK and your eclipse screen would come up, see below screenshot:


That’s it, it’s that simple to download Eclipse IDE 🙂

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    Deepak Verma is a Test Automation Consultant and Software development Engineer for more than 10 years. His mission is to help you become an In-demand full stack automation tester. He is also the founder of Techndeck, a blog and online coaching platform dedicated to helping you succeed with all the automation basics to advanced testing automation tricks.