Set up a Java project in Eclipse

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Here are explicit instructions for how to set up an Eclipse project and add a file. Generally, you should have one project for each assignment in this course. Some assignments may have many files.

Create a new Java project

Click the File -> New -> Java Project to create a new Java Project.

Create a new Eclipse Java project

Project settings

Give the project a meaningful name; select the Java SE 1.8 execution environment;

Project settings

Create a Java class file

Every file is called a java class. make as many of these as you need files.

Enter a package name that follows the following pattern, where you replace 'fb1258' with your own unique ID, and replace 'project_name' with the name of your own project.

edu.nyu.cs.fb1258.some_project_name

Enter an upper camel case class file name, with no spaces or special characters.

If this project contains only one file, or this is the main file in a multi-file project, select the check box to create the main method.

Create a new class file

Compile and execute

Compile and execute the program by clicking the run button.

Compile and execute