108. Overview of Java EE Development
Version 5.0.1

Classroom Setup Guide

System Requirements

Hardware Requirements (Minimum) 1.0 GHz, 512 meg RAM, 1 gig disk space.
Hardware Requirements (Recommended) 2 GHz, 1 gig RAM, 1 gig disk space.
Operating System Tested on Windows XP Professional. Course software should be viable on all systems which support the Java EE 5.0 SDK.
Network and Security The instructor must be the administrator on his or her own machine; otherwise there are no security issues or requirements for this course.
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.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5), update 7:


Installing Lab Software

Download the archive of lab installer(s):


This archive contains one or more self-extracting ZIP files that run a completion script after unpacking. Run each of these; we recommend accepting the default installation path c:\Capstone, especially since multiple courses and other resources can all go to this folder, making things simple for students and easy to clean up after class. However, another path can be selected -- this is most common when the C drive is unavailable or too crowded and another drive or partition is more available.