Adobe ColdFusion 8

Installing ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse

The ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse include wizards that help generate code for common tasks and an extension that lets you connect to remote servers from Flex Builder and Eclipse. If you previously installed ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse, you should uninstall them before installing a later version.

Updated 6/16/2008: Modified Windows-only note.

Note: The Query Builder and some of the wizards in the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse are Windows-only.

Install the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse

  1. Download the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse from the Adobe website.
  2. Select Help > Software Updates > Find and Install.
  3. Select the Search For New Features To Install option, and then click Next.
  4. In the Update Sites to Visit dialog box, uncheck the Ignore Features Not Applicable To This Environment option.
  5. Click New Archived Site.
  6. Navigate to the location where you downloaded the cf801-extensions-for-eclipse.zip file, select the file, and then click Open.
  7. When the Edit Local Site dialog box appears, click OK.
  8. Ensure that the checkbox next to cf801-extensions-for-eclipse.zip is selected, and then click Finish.
  9. Select the check box next to cf801-extensions-for-eclipse.zip, and then click Next.
  10. Select the I Accept The Terms In This License Agreement option, and then click Next.
  11. Click Finish.
  12. Click Install All.
  13. When the installation is complete, click Yes to restart Flex Builder or Eclipse.

To uninstall the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse, you must first disable them, and then uninstall them.

Uninstall the ColdFusion Extensions for Eclipse

  1. Select Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration.
  2. Select the ColdFusion Plugin feature.
  3. Click Disable, and then click OK.
  4. Click Yes to restart Flex Builder or Eclipse.
  5. When Eclipse or Flex Builder restarts, select Help > Software Updates > Manage Configuration.
  6. Ensure that the Show Disable Features button is selected, select the ColdFusion Flex Builder feature, and then click Uninstall.
  7. Click Yes to confirm that you want to uninstall.
  8. Click Yes and restart Flex Builder or Eclipse.