What files should be committed to github for an eclipse project
What files should I commit to github so that its a valid Eclipse project ?
I am just committing my source files and packages but when I try to re-create the project I receive this error ‘no projects found’ :
I think I need to also commit the .project file ?
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You need to commit your:
The better idea will be to use maven for your project so that
you will have a common configuration for all the IDEs (eclipse, netbeans, ideaj …) and no need to push your eclipse specific configuration.
For a typical Java SE Eclipse project, you must commit .project and .classpath files, but not necessary .settings folder. I tested this scenario by committing one project from my windows environment and cloning that onto my Linux environment; Eclipse imported and run this project without any error. Hope this tip helps you reduce committing one folder (the .setting).