The SpringSource Tool Suite (STS) provides the New Spring Template Project wizard. Uses this wizard, the user can see a number of project templates, choose one and let the wizard create a complete project, based on that template description. While this gives you an easy way to create new projects, you might wanna define your own custom project templates for your team or your organization. And we will show you how to do this in the following.
1. Step: Contribute a new resources extension to STS
So the first step is to create a new and empty plugin project. You don’t need Java code in there, so don’t create this as a Java project. Just create a new plugin project, deselect the Java options in the wizard and you are done.