Getting the RDS extensions for CFEclipse

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A few days ago I wrote a blog entry about how the RDS extensions for Eclipse were free and you did not have to purchase Flex Builder 2 to get them. Some people had trouble getting just the RDS extensions. You can download just the zip here:

http://www.cfreport.org/downloads/CF_FB_Extensions.zip
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Archived Comments

Comment 1 by thad posted on 7/29/2006 at 12:18 AM

Thanks!

Comment 2 by Miles R. posted on 9/2/2006 at 11:58 PM

After scouring the Adobe website, this is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! =)

Comment 3 by Bill Tindal posted on 2/14/2007 at 7:34 AM

I've got Eclipse 3.2 running with CFEclipse, RDS is all setup. However for the life of me I cannot see how to connect a project's files with the applicable RDS server???

Surely i'm missing something..

Comment 4 by Raymond Camden posted on 2/14/2007 at 7:46 AM

A project is not tied to RDS. RDS is a view. So you can't tie your local projects to a remote RDS.

Comment 5 by Jamie Jackson posted on 5/21/2007 at 8:23 PM

Where do I drop these files? The zip contains "resources" dir, "plugins" dir, and "site.xml"

Comment 6 by Raymond Camden posted on 5/21/2007 at 11:25 PM

They get copied to your Eclipse folder.

Comment 7 by Janet posted on 9/21/2007 at 3:17 AM

Ray,

Thanks for posting the link.

I installed the extensions but was getting some errors under eclipse 3.3.0. Luckily I found another helpful entry on cfreport.org about updated extensions for 3.3. I installed them and voila! It works.

http://www.cfreport.org/ind...
http://download.macromedia....

As always, thanks for all the great tips and information. Keep it coming :)

Comment 8 by David posted on 12/26/2009 at 7:45 PM

I installed FB4 Beta 2 but could not see RDS Dataview in Window->Other Views. I also downloaded the CF_FB_Extensions.zip and installed it but still could find RDS Dataview

Comment 9 by Raymond Camden posted on 12/26/2009 at 7:48 PM

Since FB4 is still in beta, it may make sense to grab FB3.