On a PC
eclipse.exe file you installed, or the shortcut you may have created.
On a Mac
Double-click on the
Eclipse.app file you installed, or the shortcut you may have created.
In a Campus Workstation Lab
If you need to use a campus workstation it is best if you install Eclipse and Java on an USB drive and use
the drive in one of the workstations. Instructions on how to set a USB drive can be found in the installation
section (Installing Eclipse).
After launching Eclipse
After being launched, Eclipse will ask you to specify the workspace to use. The workspace is a folder used
by Eclipse to save your work. You can specify an existing folder, or accept the default provided by Eclipse.
Press OK to continue. You will then be presented with the following window:
Click on the play icon that you will find on the top right section of the window (above the word "Workbench")
and you will see the following window:
You can exit Eclipse by doing one of the following:
- Clicking the X in the upper right corner
- Selecting File → Exit
If you have files that have not been saved, a “Save Resources” window will appear. Click “OK” to save the resources.