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Eclipse JET Guide
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Deploying JET Transformations

Once a JET transformation is complete, it can be shared with other users. There are a number of possibilities:

  • Share the JET Project via a Team environment
  • Export the JET Project to a "Deployable JAR", and place it in a common file system location, and have others reference that location in the Preferences dialog (Preference category JET Transformations.
  • Use the org.eclipse.jet.deployedTransforms extension point to share an exported JET Project via a standard Eclipse plug-in.
  • Include the JET Project in an Eclipse Feature. (JET Projects are Eclipse plug-ins.)

The latter two options require some knowledge of the Eclipse Plug-in Development Environment (PDE).

Exporting a JET Project a Deployable JAR

Creating deployable JET transformations makes use of the Eclipse PDE Deployable plug-ins export wizard:

  • Right-click over the JET project, and choose Export....
  • Select Plug-in Development -> Deployable plug-ins and fragments, and click Next.
  • Click Browse... to select the directory to contain the exported JAR file.
  • Click Finish.

The JAR file will be exported to a subdirectory called plugins. The JAR file itself will be of the form:


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