GNU Classpath Wiki
This is the front page of the Wiki of GNU Classpath. The Wiki is a collaboration space and resource for answers for GNU Classpath developers and other people who are interested in its development. If you have a question about GNU Classpath development you should find its answer here. If not feel free to ask questions on the discussion mailing list.
The front page provides links to other pages that contain information related to GNU Classpath.
On our ClasspathMigration page we show code examples that make a program dependent on the proprietary platform and how you can implement things in a standard conform and compatible way.
Applications and libraries that are known to run on GNU Classpath-based runtimes are listed on the ClasspathCompatiblePrograms page.
Free Swing/AWT/SWT GUI Test Applications
A lot of work is being to get the a Free Swing implementation up and running. To find out the progress we list a couple of Free Swing using application on the FreeSwingTestApps page. Showcases and progress reports for AWT can be found on FreeAWTTestApps. And for using the alternative SWT toolkit see FreeSWTTestApps.
First Steps in GNU Classpath development
New to GNU Classpath but considering hacking with us? Well, introduce yourself with some basic information. On ClasspathFirstSteps we list issues that might be interesting to you like licensing and copyright assignment clarifications or building and patch submission guides.
Get to know about the things that are of interest in current GNU Classpath development on te ClasspathCurrentTopics page. Feel free to add you own issue here if you start with something.
Here are the ClasspathOpenTasks looking for willing developers.
Missed an important discussion? Nobody on IRC to help you out? Having made a decision that could affect other developers? Go to ClasspathDecisionsPage to inform yourself about development decisions that have been made by GNU Classpath's members or add yours.
Classpath developer guidelines
Hints, guidelines and how to avoid common programming errors. You frequently stumble upon the same error? Then add to the ClasspathDeveloperGuidelines as well as a description how to avoid it.
Some regression testing tools are listed on ClasspathRegressionSuites.
This Wiki is based around an effort called mediation. If you want to add stuff yourself and are curious how it should be done read about that on MediationEditingHints page.
Are you still wondering what mediation is all about. Read the MediationMissionPage get to know about the meaning and the aim of this mediation Wiki and how its supposed to be used.
Finally you may want to know who does the things here and what this person has to say. You can find this on the MediationMaintainerPage .
Classpath is frequently presented in various conferences. Team members, preparing material for the new presentations, can reuse the existing slides, available at ClasspathPresentations.