Importing GSON into Eclipse.
This is a supplementary guide for the simple blockchain from scratch Java tutorial series.
What is GSON.
Gson is Java library created by google that enables you to get a JSON representation of a Java Object. Read more about it here.
Creating a User Library for Gson.
Open Windows >preferences in the Eclipse menu, and navigate to the Java >Build path > User Libraries tab. Click new and enter a new User Library name: like “gson_lib” and hit ok. With “gson_lib” selected press Add External JARs and find the gson-2.6.2.jar you downloaded. Apply and Close.
Adding the User Library to a package.
Right click your package in package explorer > Build path > Add Libraries. Select User libraries and then press next, now just tick “gson_lib” and click finish.
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