Protege Desktop 5.x Developer Documentation
This page is a top-level entry point for all developer documentation related to the Protege Desktop application, versions 5.0 and above.
Please note that version 5.0 is currently under development. We occasionally post snapshot builds for the purposes of testing, but there is currently no official release available from the download page on the main Protege website.
Building from source
Details the steps necessary to download the Protege Desktop source code, and build a distribution from those sources.
- Checkout the Protege Desktop source code, i.e., "git clone https://github.com/protegeproject/protege.git protege".
- Change into the protege directory.
- Type mvn clean install.
Once the build completes, a usable Protege Desktop installation will have been created in:
Use the run.bat or run.sh scripts to launch Protege Desktop.
Building with Eclipse and other IDEs
We would welcome contributions from the community for setting up development environments other than Eclipse.