How-to Enable Java 8 Support on Eclipse 4.6 Kepler

January 31st, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Enable Eclipse Java 8 Support




The Only Available Eclipse IDE with Java 8 Support is the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Luna

So to Develop with Java 8 on the Eclipse IDE You will Need to Install the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R IDE.

Then to Develop on the Eclipse IDE with the JDK8 we Need to Enable the Java 8 Support for Eclipse Oxygen R IDE.

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    How-to Install Latest Eclipse on Linux:

    Install Eclipse for Linux
  1. On Workbench Click on Help >> Install New Software

  2. Click on the Add… Button

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Add Software Sources Repository

  3. SetUp Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Java 8 Support Sources Repo

    http://dist.springsource.com/snapshot/TOOLS/java8/e43

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Add Java 8 Support Repository

  4. Click on Next to Start Java 8 Support Installation

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Install Java 8 Support 1

    Click on Next

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Install Java 8 Support 2

    Click on Finish

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Install Java 8 Support 3

  5. Confirm for Unsigned Content Installation

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Eclipse Confirm Unsigned Content Installation

  6. Restart Eclipse to Load New SetUp

    Enabling Eclipse Java 8 Support - Restarting Eclipse

  7. Java 8 Early Release Documentation

    Online Java 8 Docs

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