Solved

making "jar" files with intellij idea

Posted on 2004-09-29
5
4,662 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
How can i build ".jar" output for my project in intellij idea?
0
Comment
Question by:somebody314
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:gdrnec
ID: 12179256
I always find that the easiest way of building a project (creating your jar) is to use ant. IntelliJ has ant support so it should be straight forward. Just create a new jar ant task and give it the files you want included and then execute the ant script.

The ant task looks something like this:

<jar basedir="${build-location}" destfile="${deploy-location}\jarname.jar"/>


Very simple.
0
 

Author Comment

by:somebody314
ID: 12179299
But how can i create a new jar ant task?
I have seen "Create ant file" or something like that in the build menu but it does nothing with outputting ".jar" files.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
gdrnec earned 25 total points
ID: 12179431
It does actually. If you create a new ant file (usually called build file) and then add a task to the ant file as above. When you execute the ant file, it will do the task and build your jar.

Geoff
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
even odd program using while loop 3 40
Way to decrease size of apk file 9 67
hibernate jars 4 30
Facing this issue for maven proxy setting 2 10
Java contains several comparison operators (e.g., <, <=, >, >=, ==, !=) that allow you to compare primitive values. However, these operators cannot be used to compare the contents of objects. Interface Comparable is used to allow objects of a cl…
By the end of 1980s, object oriented programming using languages like C++, Simula69 and ObjectPascal gained momentum. It looked like programmers finally found the perfect language. C++ successfully combined the object oriented principles of Simula w…
Viewers will learn one way to get user input in Java. Introduce the Scanner object: Declare the variable that stores the user input: An example prompting the user for input: Methods you need to invoke in order to properly get  user input:
Viewers will learn about basic arrays, how to declare them, and how to use them. Introduction and definition: Declare an array and cover the syntax of declaring them: Initialize every index in the created array: Example/Features of a basic arr…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question