Quick development start
To build and run from source:
$ mvn clean install -DskipTests $ cd optaplanner-examples $ mvn exec:java
To develop with IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse or NetBeans, open the root
pom.xml as a new project
and configure a Run/Debug configuration like this:
-Xmx2G -server(memory only needed when using the big datasets in the examples)
Program arguments: (none)
$MODULE_DIR$(must resolve to optaplanner-examples directory)
Use classpath of module:
If you’re just starting out with OptaPlanner and want to contribute, take a look at our starter issues. They’re specifically chosen to be easier for first time contributors.
To view a complete list of them, go to OptaPlanner’s JIRA issue tracker, click the 'Advanced' search link in the top right and paste this query:
project = PLANNER AND status in (Open, Reopened) AND labels = starter
Developing Drools, OptaPlanner and jBPM
If you want to build or contribute to a droolsjbpm project, read this document.
It will save you and us a lot of time by setting up your development environment correctly. It solves all known pitfalls that can disrupt your development. It also describes all guidelines, tips and tricks. If you want your pull requests (or patches) to be merged into master, please respect those guidelines.