Installing the Plugin
To install the TeamCity plugin for Eclipse:
- Navigate to the My Settings and Tools page in the TeamCity UI and locate the TeamCity Tools section.
- Under Eclipse plugin header, copy the update site link URL. For example, in Internet Explorer you can right-click the link and choose Copy shortcut on the context menu.
- In Eclipse, choose Help | Software Updates... on the main menu. The Software Updates and Addons dialog appears. Open the Available software tab.
- Click the Add Site... button.
- Enter the URL copied above (
http://<your TeamCity Server address>/update/eclipse/) into the URL field of the new update site in Eclipse, and click OK.
- In the list of available updates check and select TeamCity Eclipse Plugin update.
- Click Install button and follow the installation instructions.
For detailed instructions on how to work with the plugin, refer to the TeamCity section of Eclipse's help system.
TeamCity integration with Eclipse provides the following features:
- Personal build and Pre-tested (delayed) commit for Subversion, Perforce and CVS (CVS is supported since TeamCity 4.5).
- monitoring the projects status in the IDE
- exploring changes introduced in the source code and comparing the local version with the latest version in the project repository
- navigating from build logs opened in Eclipse to files referenced in build log
- viewing failed tests of a particular build
- navigating to TeamCity web interface
- taking responsibility for the build failure