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Codewind for Eclipse

Create and develop cloud-native, containerized web applications from Eclipse.

Installing Codewind for Eclipse

You can install Codewind locally in Eclipse. For more information about installing Codewind, see Getting started: Codewind for Eclipse.


Complete the installation:

  1. Install Codewind from the Eclipse Marketplace.
  2. Open the Codewind Explorer view. Go to Window>Show View>Other…>Codewind>Codewind Explorer.
  3. Double-click the Local entry in the view to finish installing Codewind. The download is approximately 1 GB. For more information, see Installing Codewind for Eclipse.

Using Codewind for Eclipse

Right-click the Local entry in the view to create new projects or add existing projects to Codewind. After a project is created or added, it displays in the Codewind Explorer view. Right-click the project to see the available actions.


Enabling debug logs

  1. Create an .options file in your Eclipse install directory, the same directory with the eclipse executable. Include the following content in the new file:
  2. Launch Eclipse with the -debug flag.
  3. The logs are written to the Eclipse workspace directory to .metadata/.log.


  1. Clone the repository to your system:
    git clone
  2. (Optional:) To get a test build, copy the codewind-eclipse folder to the build directory to keep your source folder intact.
  3. Run a Gradle build:
    cd build/dev
  4. Test the driver built from the Gradle build:

Developing Codewind for Eclipse

Running Tests on Codewind for Eclipse

Developing Codewind images


Dependency License MIT MIT
org.json_1.0.0.v201011060100.jar EPL-1.0
okhttp-3.8.1.jar Apache 2.0
okio-1.13.0.jar Apache 2.0


To contribute to Codewind, see