Welcome to the UMD CS Eclipse plugin update site

This web page provides automatic distribution and updates for Eclipse plugins used in the UMD CS programming courses:

Plugin installation

To install the course project management plugin, and other plugins used in the introductory courses:

  1. In Eclipse, click on Help -> Software Update -> Find and Install...
  2. Choose the Search for new features to install option, and click Next
  3. Click New Remote Site
  4. Enter the following:
    Name: Maryland Eclipse Update Site
    URL: http://www.cs.umd.edu/~pugh/eclipse
    and click OK
  5. "Maryland Eclipse Update Site" should appear under Sites to include in search
    Click the checkbox next to it to select it, and click Next.
  6. You should see Course Project Manager available under Select features to install
    Select the checkboxes next to them and click next.
  7. Select the I accept option to accept the license and click Next
  8. Make sure the location is correct where you're installing it. The default (your workspace) should be fine.
  9. None of the plugins are digitally signed. Go ahead and install them anyway.
  10. Click Yes to make Eclipse restart itself