Installing Eclipse SQL Explorer Plug-in

For installing SQL Explorer plug-in in eclipse 3.4 go to this updated post Installing Eclipse Explorer Plug-in in Eclipse Ganymede (Eclipse 3.4).

Today I am going to show you how to install SQL Explorer plug-in in eclipse.

There are two ways to install.

  1. Download the distribution
    file and unzip it into your Eclipse installation.
  2. Use the Eclipse Update
    Manager.

Installing using the Eclipse Update Manager

  • From the Eclipse menu,
    select Help->Software Update->Find and Install. You will be
    displayed with a Install/Update dialog box.
  • Select Search for new
    features to install radio button & click next.
  • Click on the New Remote
    Site on the right hand side of the Install dialog box
  • Enter the name as “SQL
    Explorer” & “http://eclipsesql.sourceforge.net/” (without quotes) for
    the url in the New Update Site dialog box and click ok.
  • Select the SQL Explorer
    site in the Install dialog box and click finish.
  • Once the search is
    finished, it will present with the features to install.
  • Select the features you
    want to install. In this case select SQL Explorer branch & click next.
  • Accept the license
    agreement & click next.
  • Select the install location
    where you want to install this plug-in. By default it will be installed
    into the eclipse plug-in directory. If you want to add another location
    click on the change location button on the lower right hand corner and
    specify the directory where you want to install. Once you are finished
    with the selections click on finish button.
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Author: Phani Kumar

Developer, selftaught photographer, and a gadget lover, loves learning new things.

12 thoughts on “Installing Eclipse SQL Explorer Plug-in”

  1. Thanks for info dude.. I am not from java background but trying to learn. This really helped me to configure sqlexlporer in eclipse..

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