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Prerequisites

Developer StudioYou can either download the Developer Studio binary and install it from the downloaded archive (useful when you want to install offline), or you can install it directly from the web. install Developer Studio in the following ways:
  • Via Eclipse Market Place
  • Using the downloaded binary file or directly from the web
  • Using the downloaded complete installation distribution (without Eclipse being installed)
Java Runtime Environment/JDK

1.7.0_45 or later

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After Developer Studio is installed, start Eclipse and make sure that the correct Java version is shown in Eclipse > Preferences > Java > Installed JREs.

IDEEclipse WTP 3.1.0 or higher. If you are planing to install offline, we recommend you use Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers (Kepler SR2). Note that Helios SR2 is NOT supported.
Java Heap Memory1 GB (Minimum)
Java PermGen Memory512 MB (Minimum)
Processor2 GHz Core 2 Duo (Minimum)
WSO2 Carbon Server3.0.1 or later.
Disk Space

Approximately 1 GB

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This section provides instructions for installing Developer Studio. The quick installation describes how to use Eclipse Marketplace to quickly install Developer Studio into a running instance of Eclipse using all the default options. The custom installation provide more information on installing Developer Studio and describes how to install it from a downloaded distributionIf you have Eclipse already installed, follow the quick installation or the custom installation. The complete installation describes how to install Developer Studio without having Eclipse separately installed.

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If you want to use App Factory via Developer Studio, and you install Developer Studio via the Eclipse Market Place, the downloaded P2 zip file, or the Online P2 Repository , or the Eclipse Market Place (instead of the complete installation distribution), you need to update your Egit plugin before you use the App Factory tooling feature. To update your Egit plugin, go to http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates/ via Eclipse. 

Quick installation

Go This section describes how to use Eclipse Marketplace to quickly install Developer Studio into a running instance of Eclipse using all the default options. Go to http://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/wso2-developer-studio, drag the Install icon to your Eclipse workbench window, and then accept all the defaults in the wizard to install Developer Studio. 

 

Custom installation

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Thereafter, Eclipse can be started by double-clicking the Eclipse icon in <DevStudio_Home>.

This section describes how to install Developer Studio using a downloaded distribution or using the Online P2 Repository.

  1. Start Eclipse, click Help -> Install New Software, and then click Add. The Add Repository dialog box appears.
  2. Type developer-studio for the name, and then do one of the following:
    • If you downloaded the Developer Studio binary file, click Archive and specify the downloaded archive's location.
    • If you did not download Developer Studio and want to install it directly from the web, type the following path as the location: http://dist.wso2.org/p2/developer-studio/releases/3.7.0
  3. Click OK.
    Developer Studio appears in the list.
  4. Click the check box next to WSO2 Developer Studio, and click Next.
  5. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  6. Accept the license agreement and click Finish.
  7. If a security warning appears during installation, click OK, select the Eclipse and Developer Studio certificates, and click OK again.
  8. When prompted, restart Eclipse.

Complete installation

This section describes how to install Developer Studio using the complete installation distribution.

  1. Download the Eclipse + Developer Studio 32-bit or 64-bit complete installation distribution file.
  2. Start Eclipse by double-clicking the Eclipse icon in <DevStudio_Home>.
     
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To start Eclipse on a Mac for the first time, open a terminal and execute the following commands:

cd <DevStudio_Home>/Eclipse.app/Contents/MacOS/
chmod +x eclipse
./eclipse

Thereafter, Eclipse can be started by double-clicking the Eclipse icon in <DevStudio_Home>.

You can now access the Developer Studio features.