January 31, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.
How to Enable Eclipse Java 8 Support
The Only Available Eclipse IDE with Java 8 Support is the Latest Eclipse 2021-03 R IDE Luna.
So to Develop with Java 8 on the Eclipse IDE You will Need to Install the Latest Eclipse 2021-03 R IDE.
Then to Develop on the Eclipse IDE with the JDK8 we Need to Enable the Java 8 Support for Eclipse 2021-03 R IDE.
How to Install the Latest Eclipse on Linux
Install Eclipse for Linux
On Workbench Click on Help >> Install New Software.
Click on the Add… Button.
SetUp Eclipse 2021-03 R IDE Java 8 Support Sources Repo
Click on Next to Start Java 8 Support Installation.
Click on Next.
Click on Finish.
Confirm for Unsigned Content Installation.
Restart Eclipse to Load New SetUp.
Java 8 Early Release Documentation
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