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Patrick Plitzner, 09/26/2016 02:35 PM

Taxonomic Editor for Vaadin Developers Guide

This page contains all information related to developing the CDM Editor based on Vaadin.
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Getting started

  1. Install maven 3 (if not yet done)

  2. Download the project from ssh:// (browse via

  3. run mvn install

  4. run mvn eclipse:eclipse

  5. goto Eclipse IDE and import the project

  6. Install Eclipse Jetty plugin (current version 3.9.0). Do not use the outdated plugin run-jetty-run!

  7. In {home}/.cdmlibrary folder create a file (if not yet exists) with an entry to a datasource e.g. cdm.datasource=testDataSource

  8. In the same folder copy/create a datasources.xml with the according datasource (testDataSource) in it

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<beans xmlns=""
  xmlns:xsi="" xmlns:context=""

<bean id="testDataSource"  lazy-init="true" class="com.mchange.v2.c3p0.ComboPooledDataSource">
        <property name="driverClass" value="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver"/>
        <property name="user" value="user"/>
        <property name="password" value="password"/>
        <property name="jdbcUrl" value="jdbc:mysql://localhost/testDataSource?autoReconnect=true&amp;autoReconnectForPools=true&amp;"/>

  1. Goto to run configurations in eclipse, search for cdm-vaadin (Jetty Webapp) run configuration. If you cannot find a launch configuration you have to create one:

    1. Right-click on Jetty-Webapp->New
    2. Project: Select the vaadin project
    3. WebApp folder: src/main/webapp
    4. Context Path: /cdm-vaadin
    5. HTTP/HTTPS port: 8080
  2. Launch the jetty launcher

  3. Goto to Browser and browse to

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