Eclipse IDE for Beginners – Video Tutorial

This tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance to help you master the core topics and techniques with Eclipse.

This tutorial provides an excellent introduction to the Eclipse IDE Development tool. This tutorial is aimed at developers who want to quickly get up to speed with developing applications with Eclipse.

The tutorial covers how to install Eclipse and customize Eclipse for your environment. You also learn how to create Java applications in the Eclipse which includes using the debugger. The tutorial shows you how to make use of a number of Eclipse productivity techniques such as navigating the source code, generating source code and creating unit tests. The tutorial wraps up by showing you how to import and export projects.

By the end of the tutorial, you will have covered the major features of Eclipse and you can immediately apply them on your Java project.

Who Is This Tutorial Suitable For?

  • Java developers: beginner, intermediate or advanced

You Will Learn How To

  1. Install the Eclipse IDE on their own computer
  2. Create a Java application with Eclipse
  3. Customize the Eclipse user interface
  4. Generate Java Source Code using Eclipse Wizards
  5. Refactor and Debug Java Source Code
  6. Run JUnit Tests
  7. Import and Export Projects
  8. Add External JAR files to your Eclipse Project


# 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


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  1. Comments  Winton K   |  Thursday, 10 December 2015 at 12:01 pm

    Thank You for all your tutorials and hard work.

  2. Comments  Chad Darby   |  Thursday, 10 December 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Hi Winton,

    Thanks for the compliments 🙂

  3. Comments  Alejandro   |  Tuesday, 16 February 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Thank you very much for your amazing tutorial.
    I’m using them for my classes.

  4. Comments  Chad Darby   |  Tuesday, 16 February 2016 at 3:30 pm

    awesome! glad you enjoyed them 🙂

  5. Comments  bhavana   |  Tuesday, 10 May 2016 at 10:52 am

    thank you!!

  6. Comments  bold   |  Tuesday, 12 July 2016 at 12:19 am

    hi your spring course is great, is there any good java course?

  7. Comments  Chad Darby   |  Wednesday, 20 July 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Hi Bold,

    Here is a link to some free Java courses:

  8. Comments  mustofa   |  Tuesday, 30 August 2016 at 4:25 am

    Thanks so much for tutorial very helpfully for me to learning java.

  9. Comments  Erol   |  Monday, 17 October 2016 at 7:45 pm

    Dear Mr. DARBY
    I heard you a lot on the internet so i came to check what kind of education tutorial you did for newby developers. I amazed what you did here! you are such a benevolent man!

  10. Comments  Chad Darby   |  Friday, 28 October 2016 at 3:56 am

    awesome! thanks for the compliments 🙂

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