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Newbie Question: Multiple SDK's & Plugins per Eclipse Installation?

Hi ,


Please excuse if this is a stupid question, but I'm new at BB development.

Can I have more than one SDK & Plug-In version installed in one Eclipse install?  I understand that the latest SDK requires the latest Eclipse version, but if I want to develop for features in BB 5.0, 4.7,4.5, etc, do I need a different IDE install for each SDK/Plugin version or can they co-exist?


Thanks for your replies,



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Re: Newbie Question: Multiple SDK's & Plugins per Eclipse Installation?

You can have all of those active in one Eclipse install.  

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Re: Newbie Question: Multiple SDK's & Plugins per Eclipse Installation?

hi there, 


        You can develop bb applications from 6.0, 5.0,4.7,4.6 and 4.5 using BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse. 


       Inorder get the BB Java plug in, use the below link and download the latest plug in( ver 1.3).




    By default, you can develop app for 6.0, For earlier versions you need to download the SDKs, in this precedure,


       Open Eclipse IDE< Help<Install New Software<Add Site




 Add the above site and name it as "Blackberry sdk update".


and select all the SDKs and download.



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Re: Newbie Question: Multiple SDK's & Plugins per Eclipse Installation?

Thank you!!