Velocity is easy to use! A quick way to get started is to skim the references below, then look at the examples and source provided in the distribution. For developers writing web-based applications, the Web Application Guide is highly recommended!
If you want to download the latest source, you can do so via the Subversion (svn) source control system, or download a complete nightly snapshot.
Instructions for building Velocity from source can be found in the Build document.
If you would like to create a full set
of detailed API documentation for Velocity, go to the
build directory and run:
The docs will be found in the
Note: Velocity uses the Apache Ant build tool for all code and documentation generation, so you will need to have it installed. Velocity requires at least Apache Ant 1.7.