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Preparing to Create and Upload a Red App Bundle

Before you submit your Red App bundle to Sabre for validation and certification, review the and prepare the items in the following lists. Then choose the appropriate procedure to create and secure your bundle.

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Items to Prepare

  1. Either create or make final updates to your redapp.xml configuration file. Verify that all entries are present and correct. Ensure that your redapp.xml file is well-formed, and validate the file against redapp_schema.xsd File.

  2. Add the required project files to your binary build. See Binary Build Requirements.

  3. Create the layout or directory structure for your Red App bundle ZIP file. See Red App Bundle Requirements.

  4. Add all plug-in JARs to the /plugins directory in your bundle.

  5. Create a destination folder on your local drive for your Red App bundle.

Choose the Appropriate Procedure to Create a Bundle

To create and secure your Red App bundle, choose one of the following options.

  • Manually create and secure your bundle. If you choose this procedure, you create the bundle.properties and bundle.crt files yourself, sign your JARs, and create the ZIP package.

  • Run the Red App Bundle wizard. The Red App Bundle wizard creates the bundle.properties and bundle.crt files and signs all JARs in your bundle automatically. To use Red App wizards, you must install the Red App development tools. For installation procedures, see How Do I Start?.

Choose the wizard procedure that is appropriate for your Red App project: