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103. Java Programming
Version 8.0

Classroom Setup Guide

System Requirements

Hardware Requirements (Minimum) Core i5, 1.8 GHz, 4 gig RAM, 500 meg disk space.
Hardware Requirements (Recommended) Core i5, 2.8 GHz, 8 gig RAM, 500 meg disk space.
Operating System Tested on Windows 7/8, Mac OS 10.8.5.
Network and Security Limited privileges required -- please see our standard security requirements.
Software Requirements All free downloadable tools.

Setting Up Tools and Environment

Course software will require the following tools to be set up on student and instructor machines. Capstone Courseware provides tool setup instructions on the Web - the URL is given for each required package.

The Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) JDK, version 8:

http://www.capcourse.com/Tools/Java8.html

The Java SE 8 API documentation:

http://www.capcourse.com/Tools/Java8Docs.html

Crimson text editor, version 3.70:

http://www.capcourse.com/Tools/Crimson3.70.html

This course includes support for Eclipse Luna for Java EE Developers. Use the following link to download and install Eclipse, and unzip the downloaded archive anywhere on the local machine (even c:\ is fine, as this will put the tool at c:\eclipse).

http://www.capcourse.com/Tools/EclipseLuna

Installing Lab Software

Download the lab archive:

http://www.capcourse.com/103_Labs_80.zip

For Windows systems, unzip this archive to the c:\ root — or to another location if necessary, but note that other locations will require some adjustment of the lab environment at the beginning of class.

For Mac, Linux, and other UNIX systems, unzip to the student's $HOME directory, or to any preferred location.