Juniper Extension Toolkit Menu
The Juniper Extension Toolkit menu is the integrated development environment (IDE) menu that provides the options you need to create projects and sandboxes for developing and testing your applications.
To get directions on how to open the JET IDE, see Setting Up the JET Virtual Machine.
To view the Juniper Extension Toolkit options (Table 1), open the JET IDE and click the Juniper Extension Toolkit menu.
The default perspective of the Juniper Extension Toolkit (JET) IDE has four panes: two top panes and two bottom panes. The top left-side pane has two windows controlled by tabs: the Sandbox Explorer (Sandbox) tab and the Remote Systems (Remote) tab. By default, the Sandbox Explorer window is active.
Create a new project and sandbox for developing applications or select an existing project.
Launch a build of the application based on the configuration that was provided in Build Configuration.
Compile and build the application by running
Configure your build settings and launch a build for the current sandbox. In the Build Configuration window, you can configure the following settings:
Launch and export a build based on the configuration you provide in Export Configuration.
Configure your build and export settings, build your application, and export your application.
In the Export Configuration window, you can configure the following settings:
Run JET Workflow
Build, install, and test the application based on the settings configured in Run JET Configuration.
Run JET Configuration
Configure your build settings, configure the router setting, launch a build, and execute operational commands needed to install and test the application.
In the JET Configuration window, you can configure the following:
Update Build Environment
Update your JET development environment by installing JET bundle packages that you have downloaded.
Install a certificate, request the signing of a certificate, and generate a certificate request. See Requesting the Certificate Using the JET IDE.
Generate Build Files
Generate makefiles based on input entered in a JSON file. For more information on JSON files, see JSON File Format for JET Application Packaging.
Developing an Application Using the JET IDE provides more information and shows you how and when to use some of these Juniper Extension Toolkit menu options.