This section looks at building tools from source code and later describes an Eclipse plug-in called AppBuilder that can kick-start the creation of your own tools.
To give an interested reader with some basic Java knowledge a head start, an approach to downloading and deploying tool source code is described.
Please note: this chapter makes the basic assumption that you have previously installed Maven, Subversion, and Java and have a connection to the Internet.
The majority of tools build in the same way. First, this section describes the build recipe in words and then in actions for the question and answer tool. For a developer, a working recipe is first to retrieve the source code and then to build the demonstration version ...