Creating a shared zComponent project

A zComponent project is a specialized Eclipse project that contains z/OS® artifacts (source files, link-edit files, and so forth) and build metadata that are used when you perform builds on a z/OS system.

About this task

To create a zComponent project to contain your source code, and to share the project with your team, complete the following steps:


  1. Click Window > Open Perspective > Other.
  2. Select Resource and click OK.
  3. Select File > New > Project.
  4. Select zComponent > zComponent Project and click Next.
  5. Specify your project name and click Finish.
  6. Select the new project in Project Explorer, right-click to show the pop-up menu, then select Team > Share Project.
  7. Select the default component for the workspace and click Finish.