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Preparing your Spring Development Environment.

Install JDK EE 7. Install Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers, Luna.

From Eclipse Marketplace, install Maven Integration for Eclipse (Luna and Newer) It should already be there so just update it.

From Eclipse Marketplace, install Spring IDE plugin.

If there are any issues in repository search or jar downloading, follow the tips here: http://javarevisited.blogspot.in/2014/09/maven-dependency-search-not-working-in-eclipse.html

If it still doesn't work do this:
 Window->Preferences->Maven uncheck 'Offline' if it is checked.
Select project and go to Maven->Update Project. Now the jars should start getting downloaded.


Here are the dependencies for spring web project with JDBC connectivity!



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