|{panel:borderStyle=none|titleBGColor=#99cc66|bgColor=#99cc66}*TUTORIAL OVERVIEW* \\ *Task* - Install GroovyEclipse Plugin. \\ *Level* - Very basic. \\ *Prerequisites* - Eclipse 3.4.2, 3.5, 3.5.1 or 3.6.0. {panel}|{panel:borderStyle=none| borderColor=#ff6666| bgColor=#ff6666} *ALL GROOVY-ECLIPSE TUTORIALS* \\ Install GroovyEclipse Plugin \\ [Create Your First Groovy Project] {panel} |
|\\ GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 4.2 (Juno), \\ Release update site|{noformat}http://dist.springsource.org/release/GRECLIPSE/e4.2/{noformat}|
|\\ GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo), \\ Release update site|{noformat}http://dist.springsource.org/release/GRECLIPSE/e3.7/{noformat}|
|\\ GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.6.n (Helios), \\ snapshot build with recent fixes|{noformat}http://dist.codehaus.org/groovy/distributions/greclipse/snapshot/e3.6/{noformat}|
|\\ GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.5.n (Galileo), \\ M1 build|{noformat}http://dist.springsource.org/milestone/GRECLIPSE/e3.5/
|\\ GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.5.n (Galileo), \\ snapshot build with recent fixes|{noformat}http://dist.codehaus.org/groovy/distributions/greclipse/snapshot/e3.5/{noformat}|
|\\GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.4.2 (Europa), \\snapshot build with recent fixes|{noformat}http://ci.repository.codehaus.org/greclipse/snapshot/e34/{noformat}|
|\\GroovyEclipse update site for Eclipse 3.4.2 (Europa), \\M1 build | {noformat}available soon{noformat} |

GETTING HELP – If you have problems, send a message to http://xircles.codehaus.org/lists/eclipse-plugin-user@groovy.codehaus.org.

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|In Eclipse 3.5.x, click *Help > Install New Software*. \\ \\ {quote}You use Eclipse's standard installation process to download and install GroovyEclipse. The Eclipse user interface for software installation and update varies between 3.4 and 3.5. \\ \\ Eclipse 3.4.2 users: click *Help > Software Updates* and follow the dialogs to work with or add the GroovyEclipse update site - see step 3 for the URL. {quote} |!HelpMenu.jpg! |
|To add the GroovyEclipse plugin download site to your *Available Software Sites*, click *Add* on the *Available Software* page. \\ \\ {quote}If you have previously added the site, click the blue down arrow and select if from the drop-down list of your available sites.{quote} |!TypeOrSelect.jpg!|
|On the *Add Site* page, type a name in the *Name* box to assign a name of your preference to the site, or leave it blank to use a default site name constructed from repository metadata. \\ \\ In the *Location* box type the download URL the URL that corresponds to your version of Eclipse, and click *Next*. \\ \\ {quote}If you use 3.4.2 - "http://ci.repository.codehaus.org/greclipse/snapshot/e34" or \\ \\ If you use 3.5.x - "http://dist.springsource.org/milestone/GRECLIPSE/e3.5/"{quote} | !AddSite.jpg!|
|On the *Available Software* page, checkmark *Groovy-Eclipse Plugin*, and if you wish to work with the plugin sources, *Groovy Eclipse SDK*. \\ \\ Click *Next*. \\ \\ {quote}Don't checkmark *Groovy Compilers* - they are included in the GroovyEclipse Plugin.{quote}|!AvailableSoftware.jpg!|
|You can review the components to be installed on the *Install Details* page. \\ \\ {quote}As noted above, the GroovyEclipse Plugin includes two versions of the Groovy compilers: v1.7-beta2 (enabled) and v1.6.5. \\ \\ The JDT Core patch is an update to the Eclipse Java Development Tool (JDT) that enables Groovy/JDT integration.{quote} |!InstallDetails.jpg!|
|Accept the license agreement and click *Finish*. |!ReviewLicenses.jpg!|
|Eclipse prompts you to restart.|!SoftwareUpdates.jpg!|
|After Eclipse restarts, you can see that Eclipse's *File > New* menu now includes wizards for creating Groovy projects, classes, and test cases. \\ \\ You have successfully installed GroovyEclipse. \\ \\ For step-by-step instructions on how to create your first Groovy program using GroovyEclipse, see [Create Your First Groovy Project].| !FileNew.jpg!|