IMPORTANT: These instructions were created using Windows 7 64-bit and Fedora 17 64-bit (Gnome 3.4.2)
Tool versions verified to work are located here: Tested/Verified Tool Versions
In order to contribute to Daffodil, you will need to follow a few steps.
It is important to note that you will need to complete a separate installation of Eclipse for DFDL/Daffodil work as portions of the configuration steps will alter your XML settings.
If you are an experienced Developer familiar with the tools and technologies below you may proceed directly to the configuration steps. Otherwise, please read and follow carefully.
You will need to:
- Install Java SDK
- Install Eclipse
- Install SBT
- Install Git
- Configure SBT
- Obtain Daffodil Source - See Getting Daffodil
- Execute a Preliminary Build to Retrieve Libraries
- Configure Eclipse: Settings and XML
- Build Daffodil
- Run Daffodil
- Development Workflow