Importing client applications

You can import an application client JAR file into a new or existing enterprise application using the Assembly Toolkit.

  1. Start the Assembly Toolkit.

  2. Click File > Import.Alternatively, you can right-click Application Client Modules in a view such as the J2EE Hierarchy view and click Import. Or, on Windows platforms, you can drag the application client JAR file and drop it on a view.

  3. In the Import dialog, specify the application client file and project name...

    1. Click App Client JAR file > Next.

    2. Specify the application client JAR file to be imported. Use Browse to locate the JAR file and specify its full path name.

    3. Specify an application client project name. For example, if you are importing the HelloWorld.jar file, you might name the project HelloWorld. Click New and specify HelloWorld for the project name.

    4. Specify the EAR file into which to import the application client project.

    5. Click Finish.

  4. Verify the contents of the new application client module in either of the following ways...

    • In the J2EE Hierarchy view, expand Application Client Modules and view the new module.

    • Click Window > Show View > Navigator to see the associated files for the application client module in a Navigator view.


See Also

Assembling application clients
Assembling applications with the Assembly Toolkit