|downloaded WTP complete non-SDK, have no J2EE perspective [message #200521]
||Tue, 25 September 2007 15:27
Originally posted by: Brian_Preston.firstdatabank.com|
I'm trying to get the features/plugins to get web projects. I'm using
Eclipse 3.3 and I just downloaded the 2.0 non-SDK Web Tools Platform
Complete zip. The way it is described there is exactly what I want to do;
develop web applications. I don't care about developing more tools.
I unzipped it into my eclipse directory and restarted eclipse. There are
no options to create a new web project, nor is there a J2ee perspective.
When I look at the Eclipse features, I see JST and WST both listed there.
So what am I missing? How do I get the J2EE perspective and web projects?
I've had this working at my previous job, not sure what I've done
different this time.
|Re: downloaded WTP complete non-SDK, have no J2EE perspective [message #200559 is a reply to message #200552]
||Tue, 25 September 2007 19:31
| Larry Isaacs
Registered: July 2009
You were correct about the -vm parameter. I almost always specify this
parameter, and it should be the full path of java.exe or javaw.exe. You
might try temporarily adding "-debug" and "-clean" on separate lines
just above the -vm line in your eclipse.ini. After starting/restarting
Eclipse, check the Error Log view for "bundles which are not resolved".
The info available may allow you to determine if some requirement in a
WTP plug-in dependency chain is not being met.
Brian P wrote:
> I tried this as well, still not working.
> Is there something else I need to do to somehow enable the WTP features,
> once the VM change has been made? I've gone into help->software
> updates->Manage Configuration and JST and WST are both listed there as
> enabled. The way I've been checking if this is working is trying to open
> a J2ee perspective, and/or create a web project. Neither option is
> Konstantin Komissarchik wrote:
>> I believe that the path you need to specify for the -vm parameter is
>> the root dir of the jdk install, so you would want to write something
>> -vm C:SunSDKjdk
>> Regarding the versioning, a 1.6 VM should be fine as well. The J2EE
>> distributions lag behind the J2SE (base technology), so you can find a
>> J2EE 5.0 distribution based on a 6.0 J2SE VM.
>> - Konstantin
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