Building Payara Tools Eclipse IDE Plugin
Before building the Payara Tools Eclipse plugin, you will need to configure your local environment. Subsequent builds will not require these steps.
- Clone the ecosystem-eclipse-plugin repository
You must first clone the repository where the plugin source code is stored. Eclipse Plugin repository
- Set the
An environment variable named
JDK_8_HOMEmust be created and point to a valid JDK 8 installation
- Install Apache Ant
Apache Ant is the build tool for the Payara Tools Eclipse IDE Plugin and must be configured locally. Install Apache Ant
If you are building Payara Tools for Eclipse on Windows.
Build Payara Tools
To build Payara Tools for Eclipse, run
ant from the root of the repository you cloned. This will begin the build job for Payara Tools.
This build job will create a both a zip and exploded-directory format. The zip format of this build can be found in the
[project_root]/build/packages directory, and the exploded-directory format can be found in the
Install Payara Tools into Eclipse
After Payara Tools for Eclipse has been compiled successfully, you need to add it into the Eclipse IDE.
Navigate to Help → Install New Software…
Click Add → Archive…
Select the zip format in
Select the Eclipse Payara Tools checkbox
Click Next → Finish
Select Install Anyway
Restart Eclipse when prompted