Kotlin in Eclipse

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Kotlin in Eclipse

In this tutorial we will explain you the steps to get Kotlin support in Eclipse.

In this tutorial we will explain you the steps to get Kotlin support in Eclipse.

Installing Kotlin support in Eclipse

Eclipse is popular software development tool with many features and Java developers around the world uses Eclipse for developing applications. We have chosen Eclipse for writing these tutorials, so we will first install Kotlin support in Eclipse.

There any many IDEs which supports development of Kotlin applications, here are names of few IDS:

  • Android Studio
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • Eclipse and
  • NetBeans

We will use Eclipse for these tutorials.

Installing Kotlin support in Eclipse

Open Eclipse and go to Menu-> Help -> Eclipse Marketplace as shown below:

Eclipse Marketplace

After clicking on the Eclipse Marketplace, following window will appear:

Eclipse Marketplace Window

Now enter "Kotlin" in the Find text field and click on the "Go" button. This will search the Kotlin plugin and following windows will be displayed:

Kotlin plugin for Eclipse

Click on the "Install" button next to the Kotlin Plugin for Eclipse 0.8.2 list and this will bring the installer which will ask few questions and install Kotlin support in Eclipse IDE.

Here is the screen shot of installation process:

Installing Kotlin in Eclipse

After completion of installation you will be able to create new Kotlin supported project. Here is screen shot of Eclipse Kotlin project support:

New Kotlin Project in Eclipse

In this tutorial I have explained you how to install Kotlin support in Eclipse IDE. In the next section I will show you to create first Hello World project in Kotlin.

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