Thursday, October 26, 2017

How to transform Play project as Eclipse project

To transform a new Play project into Eclipse workspace.
the following steps can be followed.

1. navigate into the play project root directory. eg. C:\my-play-project

2. add the following plugin into the end of project/plugins.sbt

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbteclipse" % "sbteclipse-plugin" % "5.2.2")



3. add the following configuration into the end of build.sbt

EclipseKeys.preTasks := Seq(compile in Compile, compile in Test)
EclipseKeys.projectFlavor := EclipseProjectFlavor.Java  
EclipseKeys.createSrc := EclipseCreateSrc.ValueSet(EclipseCreateSrc.ManagedClasses, EclipseCreateSrc.ManagedResources) 




4. in command prompt, navigate to the play project root directory.
type the following command.

sbt eclipse


5. import the play project into eclipse
File > Import > General > Existing Projects into Workspace

reference:
https://www.playframework.com/documentation/2.6.x/IDE


Done!!


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