Aptana Update Site

This site is designed to be used though the Eclipse or Aptana update manager.

Installing this Plugin via Aptana or Eclipse

  1. From the Help menu, select Software Updates > Find and Install... to open an Install/Update pop-up window.
  2. On the Install/Update pop-up window, choose the Search for new features to install option, and click the Next button.
  3. Set up a new remote site to scan for updates.
    1. Click the New Remote Site... button to open a New Update Site pop-up window.
    2. On the New Update Site pop-up window, type the name of the new plug-in in the site Name text box.
    3. In the URL text box, type the URL for the update site.
    4. Click OK.
    5. Click the Finish button to open an Updates window.
  4. On the Updates window, check the box next to the name of the plug-in, and click the Next button.
  5. Choose the option to accept the terms of the license agreement, and click the Next button.
  6. Click the Finish button.
  7. Click the Install All button.

Manual Installation

  1. Save the above file to an easy-to-find location.
  2. Open Eclipse distribution, goto Help -> Software Updates -> Find and Install...'
  3. Search for new features to install -> Next -> New Archived Site... -> Select the file saved in step 1
  4. Select the entry for the plugin's update site -> Finish
  5. Select the appropriate plugins to install -> Next -> Accept -> Next
  6. Change location... -> If no appropriate location is already available -> Add Location (something like D:\dev\extensions\pluginname, eg. extensions\aptana)
  7. Finish

See Installing a Plug-in if you have further questions.