To start, a little background information on Forge for those who are not yet familiar with it.
Forge is a next-generation project generation and enhancement tool designed to facilitate both rapid application development, and also plug-in/tool development for all developers. If Forge doesn't do something you want, write a plug-in and quickly share your new ideas.
That's it, you've now got Forge installed, but what to do next?
There are a few things you should probably check-out. If you are confused at any time, try pressing <TAB>. For instance, if you have not yet seen the Forge built-in commands, you may either press <TAB> to see a list of the currently available commands, or get a more descriptive list by using:
To build a barebones scaffolding project, you can follow these steps:
Forge is *not* feature-complete, and in fact, many features are still under heavy development; with that said, comments, feedback, and tinkering are more than welcome!
If you would like to get involved in this project, please visit the Forge homepage or visit the #seam-dev IRC channel: freenode.net#seam-dev and ask about "Forge" If you have an idea for a plugin or improvement, and would like to do some "forgestorming", submit it here.
Take a look at the source code to see how simple it is to develop a quick little plugin!