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Import to an IDE

How to import a project into Eclipse IDE.

To import a project into Eclipse IDE, there are only a few steps.

First, in Eclipse, select File  Import…​

Second, in the Import window, select Maven  Existing Maven Projects, and click Next.

Import window
Import Window in the Eclipse IDE

Then click Browse and select the directory that contains the pom.xml file of the project you want to import:

Select the root directory
If you’re importing a multi-module Maven project, make sure you select the correct project to import. You typically want to select all the projects.

Finally, click Finish. Eclipse imports the project and starts downloading the required resources.

After the import finishes, you are ready to explore the project. If you need to make changes to the configuration, see Configuration.

To run the application, proceed to How to Run an Application in the Eclipse IDE.