Contributing / Writing Code

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The most important rules:

  • Committed Code must compile with Java 7 (current system requirements by MATSim)
  • Only commit to your personal playground, unless you are a package maintainer or you have been given the rights to commit in other locations.


The following chapters contain more information for writing code for MATSim.