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ZK Developer's Guide by Markus Stauble, Hans-Jurgen Schumacher, Jurgen Schumacher

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Setting up Eclipse to Develop with ZK

We use version 3.3 of Eclipse, which is also known as Europa release. You can download the IDE from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/. We recommend using the version "Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers".

First we have to make a file association for the .zul files. For that open the Preferences dialog with Window|Preferences. After that do the following steps:

  1. 1. Type Content Types into the search dialog.

  2. 2. Select Content Types in the tree.

  3. 3. Select XML in the tree.

  4. 4. Click Add and type *.zul.

  5. 5. See the result.

The steps are illustrated in the picture below:

With these steps, we have syntax highlighting ...

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