When you start eclipse, it asks your for the address of the workspace. Workspace is a folder where eclipse will store all your project files.
To start a new project go to New->JAVA project.
Enter the details of your project i.e your project name.
Create a new class. To do this right click on your project name which is “MyProject” in this case and select New->Class.
Enter the name of your class. Click finish.
Step 6: Compiling
To compile, just press the RUN button or the DEBUG button to the left of the run button.