If you want to modify BioJava, you can obtain a copy
of the source code from the Source directory of the download area.
Source releases are distributed in .tar.gz format
for Unix machines, and as ZIP archives for Windows
users. You can also obtain up-to-the-minute source
code from the
anonymous CVS server
BioJava is built using the ANT build tool, a Java
equivalent of the common Make utilities. Please
download and install the latest version of ANT.
It is available
To build the library, just change into the
biojava-live directory and type
The final JAR file will be placed in the
ant-build directory. You can also
use the command
ant javadocs to build
the documentation bundle.