Java 9 Support for Eclipse IDE and 1st Java 9 Example

Recently java 9 has been released and support to make your eclipse IDE ready to build, debug and run Java 9 code. Java 9 applications are available at Eclipse Marketeplace and you may install it from Marketeplace client in the Eclipse IDE by going to Help-> Eclipse Marketeplace or by dragging and dropping the following button onto your running Eclipse IDE.
Drag to your running Eclipse* workspace. *Requires Eclipse Marketplace Client

  • Update your eclipse to Oxygen(4.7 or above) eclipse SDK or install latest eclipse Oxygen
  • Download JDK 9 available on oracle website. Find the link from here
  • Install JREs in your project by adding JRE defiinition in your project or by following the steps given below.
    • Go to Windows->Preferences->Java->Installed JREs->Add
    • Provide jdk 9 path
    • Apply changes
  • Create java project and manually select jdk 9 from the drop down list.

Find the video below which demonstrate a step wise procedure.

Note: if you are facing issues like jdk is not on correct path.. Simply update your eclipse and try the procedure again.

Here is the video link of Java 9 Support for Eclipse IDE and 1st Java 9 Example


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