Saturday, 4 June 2011

Eclipse: Installing XQDT (and DLTK) on Eclipse Indigo [3.7 RC3]

Some brief notes regarding getting set up with XQDT on Eclipse for XQuery app development...

Start by installing the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers from (N.B. this is the link for the Release Candidate version of Eclipse 3.7 - for the current release, the link is

For everything else, you can use the Eclipse Install manager (Help > Install New Software...)

At outset, there are a couple of dependencies. First, the WST Server Adaptors from the Web, XML, Java EE and OSGi Enterprise Development section within

Then you need to install the DLTK 2.0 Core framework. To do this, add the update site repository to the "Work with" field and select Dynamic Languages Toolkit (DLTK) 2.0 and choose the package Dynamic Languages Toolkit - Core Frameworks

Finally, add the XQDT update site repository (also paste into the "Work with" input field) and select all the necessary components:

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