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This article contains note on my personal experience installing and using Eclipse IDE.
There are several versions and editions of Eclipse IDE.
First, update the Homebrew installation bits:
This usually takes a while.
Use cask used to install GUI programs:
brew cask install eclipse-java
The response (as of 8 July 2016):
Please migrate your Casks to the new location and delete /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom, or if you would like to keep your Caskroom at /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom, add the following to your HOMEBREW_CASK_OPTS: --caskroom=/opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom For more details on each of those options, see https://github.com/caskroom/homebrew-cask/issues/21913. ==> Satisfying dependencies complete ==> Downloading https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/technology/epp/downloads/release/neon/R/eclipse-java-neon-R-macosx-cocoa-x86_64.tar.gz&r=1 ==> Verifying checksum for Cask eclipse-java ==> Moving App 'Eclipse.app' to '/Applications/Eclipse.app' 🍺 eclipse-java staged at '/opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/eclipse-java/4.6.0' (0B)
- Use an interest browser to the STS website.
- Select a download site to begin download. Wait for the file to download.
In Finder, navigate inside the folder, such as:
This contains the server.
Move and/or rename the folder according to your organization’s standards.
- In Finder navigate to /Applications.
- Move (drag and drop) STS.app to /Applications.
- Open STS by double-clicking the icon.
- Click Open icon for first-time confirmation.
- Specify your workspace.