Download and Install
Download and Install Java JDK 5.0 Update 5 from
Download Eclipse SDK 3.1.1 from Unzip it into a new directory (c:\eclipse).
Check for Java JDK 5.0
Since Java was installed before Eclipse it should be automatically configured within Eclipse when it is started for the first time. This step will help you verify that you have JDK 5.0 installed and are ready to build Foundation applications. Run c:\eclipse\eclipse.exe, or where ever you have installed Eclipse Open menu Windows -> Preferences … In the left window navigate to Java -> Installed JREs Make sure there is a jdk.1.5.0_05 entry, if not add one using the Add.. button. Click OK to close the Preferences window.
Set Compiler Compliance Level to 5.0
Open menu Windows -> Preferences … In the left window navigate to Java -> Compiler Set the compiler compliance level to 5.0. Click OK to close the Preferences window.

Installing Foundation Plugin

Feature Update
Select the menu Help -> Software Updates -> Find and Install …. Select the Search for new features to install radio button and click the Next button.
Update sites to visit
Click on the New Remote Site button.
New Update Site
Name: Foundation 2.1 Location: Click the OK button. Make sure only the Foundation 2.1 box is checked. Click on the Finish button.
Search Results
Check the Foundation check box and press Next
Feature License
Read the licence agreement, select the I accept the terms in the license agreement and press Next.
Press Finish to dowload the Foundation plugin.
Press Install All to install the Foundation plugin.
Restart Eclipse
Press Yes to restart Eclipse.
To verify that the Foundation Project plugin is installed go to File -> New -> Project There should be a Foundation folder with the Foundation Project wizard below it.
If you have any problems with install the plugin send an email to For more information on the Foundation plugin and building Foundation applications see the How To’s and the Developer’s Guide.