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9 <h1>Object Teams Development Tooling</h1>
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11 The OTDT is a development environment for the
12 <a href="http://trac.objectteams.org/ot/wiki/OTJ">OT/J</a> programming language.
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15 Based on the Eclipse Java development tools (JDT), it includes the following key features, which
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20 <h2>Key features of the OTDT</h2>
21 More details can be found on the comprehensive <a href="features.html"><strong>feature list</strong></a>.
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23 <li><b><a href="project.html">Creating</a> an Object Teams project</b> using a wizard</li>
24 <li><b><a href="wizards.html">Creating</a> team and role classes</b> using a wizard</li>
25 <li><a href="editor.html"><b>Editing</b></a> OT/J:
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27 <li>Syntax highlighting, <a href="editor.html#navigation">navigation</a>, <a href="contentassist.html">content/code assist</a>, <a href="callinmarker.html">base code annotations</a></li>
28 <li>A table based <b>Binding Editor</b> specifically supports the creation of <i>connectors</i></li>
29 <li><a href="methodcompare.html">Comparing bound methods</a></li>
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31 <li>Object Teams <b>structural/navigational views</b> (<a href="packageexplorer.html">package explorer</a>, type hierarchy, outline)</li>
32 <li><a href="compilation.html"><b>Compiling</b></a> Object Teams programs</li>
33 <li><a href="running.html"><b>Running</b></a> Object Teams programs</li>
34 <li><a href="debugging.html"><b>Debugging</b></a> Object Teams programs</li>
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37 The following feature -- although available in the JDT -- is only partially adapted for the OTDT:
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39 <li><a href="refactoring.html"><b>Refactoring</b></a> Object Teams programs</li>
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42 <h2>Prerequisites</h2>
43 If you have never used the eclipse Java IDE before, please consider getting familiar with the
44 <a href="/help/topic/org.eclipse.jdt.doc.user/concepts/concepts-1.htm">Java Development Tooling</a>, as
45 the OTDT is built on top of and extends the JDT.
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47 <h2>Feedback</h2>
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49 If you have questions regarding the <a href="otjld/def/index.html">OT/J</a>
50 language or if you experience problems or bugs with the OTDT, do not hesitate to send a mail to the
51 <a href="mailto:otj-users@objectteams.org">otj-users@objectteams.org</a> mailing list.
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56 Happy hacking,<br>
57 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;the OTDT Team.
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