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Insight makes it easy to ask questions of ALL of your clinical and operational data and visualize answers via interactive reports and dashboards. The idea is simple, but the results are powerful: ask your questions, choose your visualizations, then return often for updated, interactive results that link you to all of the underlying data.

Setting up Your Development Environment

I am trying to setup the dev environment and following the instructions here

The instructions appear to be out of date and i am running into dependency issues when building the project.

Does anyone have a more up to date guide?



  • skwalerskwaler Posts: 49
    Can any of the OpenClincia devs share their setup?
  • fclemceresfclemceres Posts: 3
    Hi skwaler,

    We are also trying to set up the Devs and are running in the same issues: outdated instruction... outdated plugin... here our IT is fighting against Eclipse.

    Can you share where are you blocked? We might fight on the same front.

    Data Manager
  • Wilfried RitterWilfried Ritter Posts: 8
    mvn clean install -Dmaven.test.skip=true
    delivers information that all is OK but with a lot of warnings
  • Wilfried RitterWilfried Ritter Posts: 8
    mvn clean install from the Menu in Eclipse
    delivers Errors
  • haenselhaensel Posts: 570 ✭✭

    mvn clean install from the Menu in Eclipse
    delivers Errors

    Enable the checkbox "Skip Tests" for your maven build
    Run -> Run Configurations ... -> Maven build -> select you maven build
  • Wilfried RitterWilfried Ritter Posts: 8
    Thank you for your quick answer. Switching off the tests and recieving a .war file which couldn't be deployed on tomcat - Firefox gives me a Whitescreen
    The Output of that trial I sent one minute before my last comment. Now I have to check all steps especially theese after the optional JRebel Configuration in the manual page. Can you see in the warnings what happens exactly?
  • haenselhaensel Posts: 570 ✭✭

    Can you see in the warnings what happens exactly?

    Sorry no.

    But usually I try to find the problem by checking the tomcat and openclinica log files. If you populate them here I'll have a look at them.

  • haenselhaensel Posts: 570 ✭✭
    If the build succeeds the development environment is configured probably.
  • Wilfried RitterWilfried Ritter Posts: 8
    edited September 2017
    The solution for me had been to use a special branch in the git clone statement, but where are the Openclinica log-files, when they are not in /var/log/tomcat?

    and why the following @RequestMapping never triggers in OpenClinica?
    (wr-24 is never printed)

    public class HelloController {

    public HelloController() {

    @RequestMapping(value = "/example", method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public ModelAndView examplePage() {

    ModelAndView model = new ModelAndView();
    model.addObject("title", "Spring Security Custom Example Form");
    model.addObject("message", "This is Example page!");

    return model;


    I put in:
    /applicationContext-security.xml (22)
    < security:intercept-url pattern="/tan" filters="none"/ >
    Post edited by Wilfried Ritter on
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