[josm-dev] DevelopersGuide

Nzara nzaraosm at gmail.com
Fri May 10 07:54:31 UTC 2013


How can I make these Information appear in the wiki? I think it would 
reduce the level of confusion and frustration for new plugin developers 
(e. g. the wiki still calls JOSM a java 1.6 application instead of 1.7)

Regards
Nzara

Am 05.05.2013 13:49, schrieb Dirk Stöcker:
> On Sat, 4 May 2013, Nzara wrote:
>
>> 1) Have a requirements section:
>>
>> Requirements
>> * JDK 1.6 (higer versions may do also)
>
> Today 1.7 should be requested, although 1.6 still works.
>
>> * ant - for the build process
>> * svn command line - for the build process
>> * (optional) an IDE of your choice, e.g. eclipse
>
> Fine.
>
>> 2) For plugin development use stable revision of the JOSM core
>> (otherwise yo might get confused or distracted by an unstable core)
>>
>> svn up -r XXXX josm/core
>
> No. Always use the recent SVN. We don't really have an unstable latest
> (at least it has been a long time ago). Development always should follow
> the most recent version (properly setting the requirements in manifest).
>
> We currently have no backports for older versions. This save a lot of
> development power and encourages updates to the latest versions.
>
>> 3) Testing
>>
>> . linux
>>  Copy the JAR file to the .josm directory :
>>
>> cp dist/PicLayer.jar ~/.josm/plugins/
>>
>>
>> . windows
>> Copy the JAR file to %APPDATA%\JOSM\plugins - windows expands
>> %APPDATA% to the directory used for your windows version.
>
> Try
>
> ant help
>
> and you will find there is an
>
> ant install
>
> for that. (If you base the build.xml on the recent template and not on
> one of the older versions, which have no "ant help" yet - We're step by
> step updating the old build files).
>
>> . other ....
>
> It is a wiki. Please improve it were necessary.
>
> Ciao




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