Java Eclipse Tutorial – Part 10: Importing Projects

In this video you will learn how to import projects in Eclipse.

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# Video Length
1 Installing the Eclipse IDE 03:18
2 Create a Java Application with Eclipse 03:44
3 Exploring the Eclipse User Interface 04:50
4.1 Searching and Navigating Source Code (part 1) 04:18
4.2 Searching and Navigating Source Code (part 2) 06:06
5 Generating Java Source Code 05:12
6.1 Refactoring Code - Extract Constants and Variables 04:13
6.2 Refactoring Code - Extract Methods, Rename Methods and Variables 04:19
7 Debugging Java Source Code 04:34
8 Adding JAR Files 05:17
9 Running JUnit Tests 05:08
10 Importing Projects 01:45
11 Exporting Projects 01:34
12 Setting Eclipse Preferences 04:09
Total 58:27


Video Transcript

Time – 00:00
Hi, this is Chad (shod) with Welcome back to another tutorial on Eclipse. In this video, you’ll learn how to import projects in Eclipse. Okay, let’s get started.

Time – 00:12
On my website, I would download some sample projects, so I’ll go to On this page, there is a link to download the source code. It’s a zipped Eclipse project. I’ll select the link and I’ll download it to my computer.

Time – 00:30
Now on Eclipse, I’ll import the project. I’ll right click, I’ll select Import, and then I’ll choose General and then Existing Projects into Workspace. Select Next. I’ll select the archive file, then I’ll choose Browse, and I’ll browse over to that file that was just downloaded. I’ll hit Open. Then, I’ll select the project and then I’ll hit Finish. Now, we have the project imported.

Time – 01:14
During the import, Eclipse extracted the zip file to your workspace directory. On your file system in your project workspace, you’ll see a newly created project folder. In this example, it’s Eclipse tutorial.

Time – 01:29
We can move back to Eclipse to run our program. This will confirm that everything was imported successfully. Great job.

Time – 01:38
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