Installing the Eclipse Plug-in

The Eclipse plug-in provides a convenient way to develop Java Card applets. To install the plug-in:

  1. In the Eclipse menu bar, select Help, and then select Install New Software.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Click Archive.
  4. Select the development kit’s Eclipse plug-in repository file:


  5. On the Add Repository dialog, type Java Card SDK in the Name field.
  6. Click Add.
  7. On the Available Software dialog, select the feature to install:

    Java Card 3 Platform Development Kit


    If you don’t see any items and the message, There are no categorized items appears, then you must uncheck the Group items by category checkbox.
  8. Click Next until the terms of the licenses are displayed.
  9. Accept the terms of the licenses and click Finish to complete installation.
  10. When the software has been installed, Eclipse will prompt you to restart. Click Yes.