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Java 12

Summary

Develop Java 12 applications. Includes JDK 12 and Java extensions.

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Contributors The VS Code Java Team
Definition type Dockerfile
Languages, platforms Java

Using this definition with an existing folder

Note that only the integrated terminal is supported by the Remote - Containers extension. You may need to modify launch.json configurations to include the following value if an external console is used.

"console": "integratedTerminal"

Beyond that, just follow these steps to use the definition:

  1. If this is your first time using a development container, please follow the getting started steps to set up your machine.

  2. To use VS Code's copy of this definition:

    1. Start VS Code and open your project folder.
    2. Press F1 select and Remote-Containers: Add Development Container Configuration Files... from the command palette.
    3. Select the Java 12 definition.
  3. To use latest-and-greatest copy of this definition from the repository:

    1. Clone this repository.
    2. Copy the contents of containers/java-12/.devcontainer to the root of your project folder.
    3. Start VS Code and open your project folder.
  4. After following step 2 or 3, the contents of the .devcontainer folder in your project can be adapted to meet your needs.

  5. Finally, press F1 and run Remote-Containers: Reopen Folder in Container to start using the definition.

  6. If you want to include maven or gradle build tools into your dev container, please uncomment the corresponding steps from the containers/java-12/.devcontainer/Dockerfile, and run Remote-Containers: Rebuild Container to rebuild the dev container.

Testing the definition

This definition includes some test code that will help you verify it is working as expected on your system. Follow these steps:

  1. If this is your first time using a development container, please follow the getting started steps to set up your machine.
  2. Clone this repository.
  3. Start VS Code, press F1, and select Remote-Containers: Open Folder in Container...
  4. Select the containers/java-12 folder.
  5. After the folder has opened in the container, press F5 to start the project.
  6. You should see "Hello Weekday" in the Debug Console after the program executes.
  7. From here, you can add breakpoints or edit the contents of the test-project folder to do further testing.

License

Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the MIT License. See LICENSE.

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