DVT e Language IDE User Guide
Rev. 20.1.1, 21 February 2020

1.2 Install DVT Using the Update Site

To install DVT using the update site you must first make sure the Eclipse and Java versions are up to date.

Eclipse Version

You must use Eclipse 4.4 or newer.

For Linux distributions you can choose one of the Eclipse version depending on the GTK version installed in your OS:

  • Eclipse 4.7 - requires GTK+ 2.24.0 or GTK+ 3.0.0

  • Eclipse 4.5 / 4.6 - requires GTK+ 2.18.0 or GTK+ 3.0.0

  • Eclipse 4.4 - requires GTK+ 2.10.0 or GTK+ 3.0.0

To check the Eclipse version use menu Help > About Eclipse Platform. In the snapshot the Eclipse version is 4.6.

Java Version

You must use Java 1.8 or newer.

To check the Java version use menu Help > About Eclipse Platform, then click on Configuration Details and select Configuration tab. In the configuration look for java.runtime.version property.

DVT Plug-in

To check that the DVT plugin is installed use menu Help > About Eclipse Platform. You should see the DVT button.

To see more details, for example the version, click the button.