Eclipse in 2017

Save and restore of old directories when I have upgraded my laptop OS no longer works.

there seem to be some crap saved under windows/users directory that gets blown out and eclipse need reinstall :(

Anyway I have switched to the latest release, that appears to be dated on Dec 2017.

Right off the bat there was confusion about should I install for Java EE or the standard Java. If I need Java EE later, will it be 2 different installs? Not sure.


i:\Eclipse.exe -vm i:\jdk142\bin\javaw.exe -data d:\my-Eclipse-workspace

Here are some old notes on setting up eclipse

Means I did not reinstall JDK

New eclipse install asked where the JDK is during the installation. This prompt will resolve to the java\bin\javaw.exe


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