How to create an Eclipse project for an OPC DA interface?


I am a consulter and started shortly in a project where we have to use both the OPC DA & the REST API. But in a first step, we decided to install Eclipse SCADA & make a communication with an OPC DA simulator. The first job is to install an Eclipse SCADA project, because SCADA includes both interfaces with pure Java & does not need any OS-specific code/resources like DLLs etc.

On the Web, I found a tutorial, but the page seems to be outdated. The enlisted resources such as this does not exist (anymore).
Eclipse-SCADA-IDE-error.PNGWhat I need is a simple tutorial that creates an appropriate Eclipse project & communicates with an OPC DA simulator.

What we have done sofar:
Installed the Oracle VM VirtualBox Linux Debian to run near to Raspberry Pi
Installed the Oracle VM VirtualBox Windows 7 to run the
Installed a Windows 7 virtual machine to run the Matrikon OPC Simultor
Installed Eclipse Kepler 4.3, a it is said that Eclipse SCADA is running there
The Java 1.8 SE & its JDK

Do you know resources for an OPC DA newbie?

Thank you in advance!
Ahmet Ekrem SABANSenior IT consultantAsked:
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Ioannis ParaskevopoulosCommented:

Disclaimer : I am not a JAVA Expert and have only coded in JAVA very little in the very past.

Other than that, i noticed they do have a list of repositories here. Maybe if you would use the links provided in there would help you move on. Unfortunately this would also probably be the only help i could give on the matter.

Ahmet Ekrem SABANSenior IT consultantAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your comment!
Ahmet Ekrem SABANSenior IT consultantAuthor Commented:
The best solution I found is Eclipse SCADA, which runs properly. We are also using Utgard. Just follow the installation information at the tutorial site.

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Ahmet Ekrem SABANSenior IT consultantAuthor Commented:
There was no other answer, and I had to find the solution by myself.
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