How to include a folder from another project in intellij idea
Posted on 2016-11-01
I have two projects A and B... The project A uses B as dependency..
While working on Project A i have to make change simulataneously in A and B.
This will cause me to open the project B in another instance of intellij Idea and build it and then use this latest build of B in A. Which is quite troublesome..
If i could include the source of B directly in A and make changes there only things will be very easy..
How do i do that..
Also i saw that intellij i cannot open two projects in the same instance...
To give the exact case of my scenario :
I have a project A which is a web application...
eg... in a new.js i include B like :
B is listed as a dependency in package.json...
Now i have to make changes in A and B simulatenously and test my changes...
what i have done currently is manually copy the files i need in B directly in a folder in A and then work.. And when i am finished... copy them back to project B...
I tried creating an alias of files in B. So as i dont have to copy them back and forth.. But intellij doesnt seem to work with aliases...