Wednesday, 20 February 2013

How To import Git project as java project in Eclipse

Follow  simple steps to create a java project from git repository in eclipse :

  1. Create a git repository 
  2. Now in eclipse , use import wizard , select "Existing Projects in to workspace" and give path to your local git repository where the project files are located
  3. It will create the project , but it will be a simple project
  4. Now go to git repository location , there should be .project file which is created by eclipse 
  5. in .project file replace this code 

  6. <buildSpec></buildSpec>
    to this code :
Now it will be converted to java project. Configure the build path accordingly . If there is pom.xml then you can convert it to maven project by right click the project and select convert to option then select maven project .