To start committing code and create modules you need to first create a login with JavaForge and then request to join this project.
You need to be familiar with Java and the NetBeans API in order to develop modules.
Currently, our commons are based on NetBeans 6.0 Release Candidate 1.
You also need to install Subversion to be able to check in and out code from the PE commons repository located at svn.javaforge.com/svn/studiosl/trunk/commons
Being an example worth a thousand words, click here to jump right in and start coding a module!
A real set of modules have been already developed for Stanford University's GPRS simulator. Please click You must login to see this link. Register now, if you have no user account yet..
How to write code for Commons
Having knowledge in a few key areas regarding coding for PE Commons will be extremely helpful in getting your code committed to the SVN repository for this project. Please take time to read the following information.
Testing a bug patch submission or new feature are the areas in greatest need of your help.
Life cycle Getting the source. Creating modules and new features.
Testing of a module or new feature. Committing code to the PE Commons Project.
Getting started How source code is organized. Tools required. Where to
start. Developer branches.