1.2 Setting Up

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to set up our Eclipse development environment to write Spring code.

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###Summary

In this tutorial, you will download the required software and binaries to set up your development environment.

####Step 1: Downloading the software

Here are the links to download the required software and binaries.

Eclipse: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads

Spring Binaries: http://repo.springsource.org/release/org/springframework/spring/

Apache Commons Logging: http://commons.apache.org/logging

####Step 2: Installing Eclipse

Go through the standard installation procedure for the Eclipse download based on your operating system.

####Step 3: Configuring Spring libraries

Create a User library in Eclipse that contains all the required Spring jars. This library will come in handy when you need to start a Spring project. Just add this library to every project that you need to use Spring.