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If you are new to OFBiz, or come from an OFBiz version which uses Ant for building and you now want to use a newer version with Gradle, here is the documentation you are looking for.

This is for the trunk and releases post R16.11. If you are looking for the same for a R16.11 releases see From Ant to Gradle - R16.11 version

Step-by-step guide

  1. If you used to run one of the download-* Ant targets (download-PG-JDBC, download-activemq, download-mySQL-JDBC) those have been removed.
    See  OFBIZ-7793 - Getting issue details... STATUS  if interested in more details
  2. If you use your own custom libs (jar) shared by several of your own components you might put these libs in the lib folder just under the OFBiz root folder.
    You will find a README there with more details. You might also read  OFBIZ-7910 - Getting issue details... STATUS  for history reason.
  3. It's clearly documented in the README.MD and below, but you might be interested to know that the debug port is now the standard 5005 rather than previously the OFBiz specific 8091
  4. If you are interested by all the changes done in the context of the Ant to Gradle migration please check  OFBIZ-7534 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

Surviving Corporate Environments with Gradle - Gradle Summit 2016

I thought it would be interesting to share this (disclaimer: maybe some parts are already obsolete):


 


Gradle documentation

The documentation bloc below is the HTML import of the conversion of the main README.adoc (in OFBiz root) into HTML by Asciidoctor

asciidoctor README.adoc -o tools/wiki-files/README.htm

Here is README.html in the repository that you are reading below

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URL was not found.


Gradle Plugins that could be used to improve OFBiz code

Style
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/checkstyle_plugin.html

Bugs
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/findbugs_plugin.html

Better code
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/pmd_plugin.html
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/jdepend_plugin.html
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/codenarc_plugin.html

Tests coverage
https://plugins.gradle.org/plugin/org.sonarqube
https://docs.gradle.org/current/userguide/jacoco_plugin.html