This tutorial explains the setup of an development environment for building the iDempiere project.
First download a the newest Helios(3.6) version of Eclipse. Be careful Helios is not the newest version of Eclipse but you need the newest version of Helios 3.6.2.x.
Now start Eclipse and install the following plugins.
- buckminster core
- buckminster maven
- buckminster pde
- mecurialeclipse (optional if you want to commit out of eclipse)
hg clone https://bitbucket.org/idempiere/idempiere idempiere
This new created directory needs to be your workspace in Eclipse. You can select this at startup of Eclipse.
Create a new target platform in the Eclipse preferences.
Create a new empty directory within your workspace where all the other stuff is located now called: targetPlatform
Preferences -> Plug-in Development -> Target Platform -> Add
Follow the steps on the screenshots: