I’ve been using Oracle JDeveloper for the past few days for JSF development and I must say, that I quite like it. The visual editors are pretty good and do make you much more productive.
I do have a couple of issues though that I can’t seem to solve, and as the title says, they are pretty simple tasks.
  • First of all, I want to create a new folder underneath my public_html folder. There must be a way of doing this, but I can’t find it.
  • Secondly, I want to refactor some JSP files and move them into a different directory. Again, I can’t find a way of moving JSP files within the web application. Surely this can be done?
2/8/2011 06:30:27 pm

Glad to hear you like JDeveloper.
For your problems:
Can’t you just do “save-as” for your JSP and in the windows that open create a new directory and save your JSP there?

Also in the JSF page flow diagram you can name the page /newdir/pagename.jsp and the page will be placed in the newdir.

Other things that might help you is to open the view->system navigator instead or in addition to the application navigator.
You can also add the windows explorer as an external tool to JDeveloper (under tools->external tools) and it will help you play with the directory structure.

If you have more questions try the JDeveloper discussion forum:


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