Eclipse is an IDE(Integrated Development Environment) that helps to create and build an application as per our requirement. And Hadoop is used for storing and processing big data. And if you have requirements to configure eclipse with Hadoop then you can follow this section step by step. Here, we will discuss 8 steps in which you will see the download, installation, and configuration part of an eclipse and will see how you can configure the Hadoop while installing and configuring an eclipse.
Step 1: Download and Install Eclipse IDE
It is the most popular IDE for developing java applications. It is easy to use and powerful IDE that is the reason behind the trust of many programmers. It can be downloaded from the given link below as follows.
You will get a file named eclipse-committers-photon-R-linux-gtk.tar.gz.
We need to extract it using the command tar –zxvf eclipse-committers-photon-R-linux-gtk.tar.gz
Step 2: Move the eclipse folder to the home directory
In this step, you can see how to move the eclipse folder to the home directory. You can check the screenshot for your reference.
Step 3: Open Eclipse
Now, in this step, you can see the eclipse icon once you will successfully download and extract it to the required folder. And double click to open. You can see the screenshot for your reference.
Step 4: Execute Eclipse
Now choose a workspace directory and then click LAUNCH.
Step 5: Download required files
Step 6: Creating Java Project
Create a java project in the package explorer.
file—>new—>java project—>finish right click—>new—>package—>finish right click on package—>new—>class_name
Step 7: Adding Reference libraries
Now add the following reference libraries as follows. First, we need to go to build path –>configure build path –> configure build path
Step 8: Adding .jar Files
Click on add external jars and browse to the folder where the files are downloaded and click open and select these two files i.e. hadoop-core-1.2.1.jar , commons-cli-1.2.jar.