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# Contributing to Eclipse Java development tools
Thanks for your interest in this project.
## Project description
The JDT project provides the tool plug-ins that implement a Java IDE supporting
the development of any Java application, including Eclipse plug-ins. It adds a
Java project nature and Java perspective to the Eclipse Workbench as well as a
number of views, editors, wizards, builders, and code merging and refactoring
tools. The JDT project allows Eclipse to be a development environment for
## Developer resources
Information regarding source code management, builds, coding standards, and
The project maintains the following source code repositories
This project uses Bugzilla to track ongoing development and issues.
* Search for issues:
* Create a new report:
Be sure to search for existing bugs before you create another one. Remember that
contributions are always welcome!
## Eclipse Contributor Agreement
Before your contribution can be accepted by the project team contributors must
electronically sign the Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA).
Commits that are provided by non-committers must have a Signed-off-by field in
the footer indicating that the author is aware of the terms by which the
contribution has been provided to the project. The non-committer must
additionally have an Eclipse Foundation account and must have a signed Eclipse
Contributor Agreement (ECA) on file.
For more information, please see the Eclipse Committer Handbook:
## Contact
Contact the project developers via the project's "dev" list.