Projects within projects

The source hierarchy for your code may be complex. For example, suppose the source hierarchy looks like this:

Source tree example

Example of a source tree hierarchy.

To work efficiently with this source in the IDE, each component and subcomponent should be a project. (You could keep an entire hierarchy as a single project if you wish, but you'd probably find it cumbersome to build and work with such a monolith.)

To import such a source tree, you would use the following process:

For information about container projects, see Using container projects in this chapter.

Related concepts
Importing code into the IDE
Import wizard
Related tasks
Filesystem drag-and-drop
Adding linked resources