If you would like to contribute to the project, read this page to find work items.
The WTP uses Bugzilla for bug tracking. View WTP bug reports or open new bugs.
Eclipse API Scanner
Describe the API of a component and scan plug-ins for API violations. View WTP Usage Scan Reports
Check Unused Properties Tool
Scan property files for unused messages.
Review available technical proposals.
WTP development is carried out in a CVS repository. Both "pserver" and "extssh" are supported. See Using Eclipse with CVS for instructions including the repository location.
HTTP Connection Tracer Diagnostic Utility
Use this utility to troubleshoot network connection problems in Eclipse.
Development Resources - Learn about WTP Development
Contributing to the WTP Project
Learn what's involved in developing and contributing enhancements or new capabilities for the WTP.
The WTP continuous build process is modeled after other Eclipse project build processes. For more information, visit the associated WTP wiki page.
WTP 1.5 Maintenance Stream Process
This document talks about how to create and work with a maintenance stream/branch.
Platform Quality APIs
A presentation given by Jim des Rivières to some component teams in Raleigh, N.C., on 11/15/2004. It describes some principles and tips on producing platform quality designs and APIs. See slide 28 for a little laugh.
Conventions and Guidelines
Look here for the for the coding standards, naming conventions, and other guidelines we use to help ensure eclipse presents to users and developers as a unified whole rather than as a loose collection of parts.
A high level summary of the components and their architecture.
Weekly development telecons to review status and discuss issues.
A description of the project requirements, requirements group, and requirements process.
Developing the WTP with Eclipse
WTP Capabilities Description
WTP Subsystems and Features
Contributors and Committers
List of Eclipse Web Tools Platform Project contributors and committers.
Components and Teams
Look here for details about the components and associated team members, grouped by subproject.
WTP IP Log
Look here for the WTP intellectual property log.
General discussion of project-wide or architectural issues.
Web Standard Tools developer discussions.
J2EE Standard Tools developer discussions
JavaServer Faces Tools developer discussions
Dali EJB ORM developer discussions
AJAX Toolkit Framework developer discussions
Release engineering discussions and notifications.
WTP PMC communications (including coordination, announcements, and Group discussions)