The Alfresco SDK is designed to work well with Eclipse. This support includes the ability to import existing SDK projects (created via the command line) into Eclipse.
- In Eclipse, from the main menu select .
- Click Next >
- Click Browse…>
- Navigate to the directory where your Maven project is located. For example alfresco-extensions/all-in-one.
You should see a dialog looking something like this when importing an All-in-One (AIO) project:
- Click Finish
The project, and any sub-projects, will now be imported.
- Enable Alfresco Enterprise edition (Optional)
If your project is using the Enterprise edition of Alfresco you also want Eclipse to load the enterprise versions of the Alfresco WARs and related libraries. You can do this by enable the enterprise profile. In the Package Explorer view to the left, right click on the all-in-one project, then select Maven from the popup menu. Now in the next popup menu choose Select Maven Profiles…. In the dialog that appears select the enterprise profile, you should see a dialog looking something like this now:
You have seen how to import your SDK project(s) into Eclipse. You can now build, run and debug them in the usual way, using RAD and TDD techniques.
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