Where is the documentation located?

Ludvig Janiuk ludvig.j.janiuk at oracle.com
Tue Oct 5 09:05:09 UTC 2021

Dear Magnus,

Yes, feel free to send them to me and I'll be happy to help out! I'm focusing this week specifically on improving the IDE situation.

Best regards,
//Ludvig Janiuk
From: Magnus Ihse Bursie <magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 5 October 2021 10:20
To: Ludvig Janiuk <ludvig.j.janiuk at oracle.com>; ide-support-dev at openjdk.java.net <ide-support-dev at openjdk.java.net>
Subject: Re: Where is the documentation located?

On 2021-10-04 16:03, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
> Hi,
> not a lot of work has been done in this sense. Documentation exists,
> in places, but is not centralized, nor uniform.
> For instance, some documentation which illustrates how to create a VS
> project is here:
> https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/blob/master/doc/ide.md
> Documentation for building/using jtreg plugin for IntelliJ is here:
> https://github.com/openjdk/jtreg/tree/master/plugins/idea
> Sadly, we do not have documentation when it comes to creating an
> IntelliJ project (or Netbeans, I know there's support for that too).
> For IntelliJ project, there's a script in bin/idea.sh which generates
> the project - more details on that option are contained in this very
> old thread:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/discuss/2015-January/003645.html
> It would be nice to have a single md file (perhaps the existing ide.md
> file) containing all the required information. Any contrubution is
> welcome in this area!
I have collected bits and pieces that I intended to fix up and
incorporate into ide.md, but that has always been pushed down by more
high-priority tasks. If you want to help, I can send them to you and you
can do the necessary editing.


> Cheers
> Maurizio
> On 04/10/2021 13:30, Ludvig Janiuk wrote:
>> According to ( https://openjdk.java.net/groups/ide-support/index.html ):
>> "The goal of this Group<https://openjdk.java.net/groups/index.html>
>> is to extensively document current IDE alternatives for working on
>> the OpenJDK codebase and to centralize tooling support discussions."
>> However, the group page does not link to any place where I might find
>> the mentioned documentation. Where should I look?
>> Best regards,
>> //Ludvig Janiuk
>> Oracle, Java Platform Group

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