Building Payara Tools NetBeans IDE Plugin
As Apache NetBeans IDE provides out-of-the-box support for Payara Platform, the source code for the NetBeans IDE Plugin is contained within the NetBeans Code Repository.
Full, up-to-date build instructions for the NetBeans IDE can be read on the README file in the NetBeans repository
Before building the NetBeans IDE and subsequently the Payara Tools plugin for NetBeans, you will need to configure your local environment. Subsequent builds will not require these steps.
- Clone the NetBeans Repository
You must first clone the repository where the plugin source code is stored. NetBeans Code Repository
- Install Apache Ant
Apache Ant is the build tool for the Payara Tools NetBeans IDE Plugin and must be configured locally. Install Apache Ant
- JDK 11
JDK 11 is required to build and run Apache NetBeans
If you are building NetBeans on Windows.
Payara Tools Code
The Payara Tools plugin code is split into five modules, these are all located under the
To test any code changes, recompile the modified module, then rerun the IDE build using