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The IDE workbench is organised into Workspaces containing up to 10 Projects.
New projects are set up using the ‘Project’ button and clicking ‘New Project’ in the drop-down menu. Choosing ‘Basic Java Applet’ and assigning a project name, builds example .htm and .java editable files.
Once the .java program is developed it is compiled to a .class file using the toolbar ‘Build’ button and selecting ‘Compile Project’. It can the be run using the ‘Build’ button and selecting ‘Execute Project’.
Applets require to be run outside the workbench using the browser and opening the .htm file. Both .htm and .class files are found in the Project/project/class folder in the JCreator Folder.
The workbench identifies most typing errors at compilation.
Debugging code is simplified by outputting partial results to the Java Console. This appears in parallel with the applet window within the workbench or can be opened from the browser toolbar (for Microsoft Internet Explorer from the ‘View’ button drop-down menu