Coding Standards

Code Conventions

Most developers of Apache Stanbol use the Eclipse IDE for development. The code conventions for this IDE can be imported from the '/conventions/stanbol-eclipse-codeformatter.xml' file in SVN.

SVN Structure

The Apache Stanbol SVN is divided into the classical trio of

Additionally, there is the 'site' directory in the SVN. This holds the sources of the website you are currently reading. Apache Stanbol uses the ASF CMS to create and maintain its website.

The Apache Stanbol software is released under the Apache Software License (AL). Therefore, we have to ensure that our software is developed according to this license. Here is a short list of the most important rules every developer has to keep in mind when writing this software.