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Whether you have big development plans or just want to see what is envolved in using Orca, you have to start by writing a single component. You can add a new component to the Orca source tree which downloaded or checked out from SVN but it is inconvenient (mostly because it is large, seems complicated, and can be slow to recompile). You can follow these instructions to set up your own Orca-based project and create the first component.
Make sure this generic project compiles. One component you already have: it's called somecomponent and it came with your Empty Project. (The source is in
Read these instructions first which tell you how to add any new code to your project. Concentrate on the parts which talk about adding a new component.
Which component to copy?
Make sure the project compiles and the new component runs.
As you start looking at the source code for Orca component, keep in mind that most the non-Ice functions and classes are in one library: libOrcaIce. All functions and classes are in the same namespace "orcaice" and all are fairly well documented
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