Developer Setup

Our developers typically develop in Eclipse, but any editor will work. We use Gradle to compile, package, and run unit tests. The following are instructions for getting setup with a SymmetricDS developer workspace using Eclipse.

Eclipse Setup

  1. Install the Eclipse IDE.
  2. Clone the git repository at (Use Window->Open Perspective->Git)
  3. Prepare settings for Eclipse by using the following command from the symmetric-assemble project:
     gradlew develop
  4. Refresh your Eclipse workspace.
  5. Import the Eclipse formatter settings from symmetric-assemble/formatter.eclipse.xml. (Use Window->Preferences, Java->Code Style->Formatter)

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