Introduction to the Kodo Development Workbench

1. Kodo Development Workbench Requirements

Kodo comes with a standalone GUI environment to visualize, edit, and maintain a JDO application throughout the development lifecycle. By providing seamless access to all of Kodo's major development tools, including the Reverse Mapping Tool and Schema Tool, Kodo Development Workbench can accelerate and simplify using all of Kodo's advanced functionality.

1. Kodo Development Workbench Requirements

This tutorial requires that JDK 1.3.1 or greater be installed on your computer (although JDK 1.4.2 or higher is recommended), and that your classpath and environment are set up as outlined in the initial setup instructions contained in README.txt.

In addition, this guide assumes a familiarity with Kodo's MetaData and Mapping system, especially as it refers to the MappingTool and MappingFactory.