Setting up for Java Web Development…

In my last post, I outlined the tools we will need for Java web development and I promised to share with you how I got my tools installed, the list still remains the same as listed below:

  • Download Java Development Kit (JDK) and set up Java to run on your computer
  • Get a Java IDE (Integrated Development Environment). It will make our lives easier… I will be using NetBeans in my tutorials.
  • We need a database – MySQL is available online for free download.Click here to download

There are several other options to check out when it comes to picking a tool and I chose the tools above based on preference. You can check out other options here (I have only tried out the first two (NetBeans and Eclipse) on the list). Now to the main point, we will take the outlined task one after the other.

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Lay your Bed this Christmas!!!

Merry Xmas to all BCB Readers, this is to wish you all the love that comes with Christmas.Without doubt, it’s going to be a long holiday with lots to eat, entertain ourselves and rest or should I say sleep as we rejuvenate ourselves for the incoming year.

Talking of rest and sleep, having a good rest begins with having our bed well laid. Likewise in the world of Java programming, laying your bed begins with two critical items. These are: JDK and IDE or alternatively a Text Editor- JDK being the bed and IDE or Text Editor being the cover.

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