Eclipse does not ship with built-in ColdFusion support. To develop ColdFusion applications in Eclipse, you must manually install the ColdFusion Eclipse plug-ins.
For full ColdFusion support in Eclipse, you will need to install two plug-ins:
ColdFusion 8 comes with plug-ins that provide wizards, helps, the debugger, and more. These are distributed as an Eclipse archive .zip file, and can be downloaded from Adobe (as explained in Appendix A).
The ColdFusion Eclipse plug-in does not provide core CFML language awareness. For that, you will need to install the free community-created CFEclipse plug-in, which is available from http://www.cfeclipse.org/.
Both plug-ins can be installed using the Eclipse software installer screens ...