GlassFish Installation
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This course takes an introductory look at Java Enterprise Edition and explains its main characteristics. We then continue to show you how to set up a Java EE 6 environment, which will be useful when following along with our Oracle Java EE 6 Programmer learning path.

Learning Objectives

  • Obtain a foundational understanding of Java EE 6
  • Learn how to install the necessary programs to begin using Java EE 6

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This course is intended for anyone who already has basic knowledge of Java and now wants to learn about Java EE 6.


Basic knowledge of Java programming.




Hello dear friends. In this video, we will install GlassFish server to our Eclipse. Let's begin. So, what exactly is GlassFish?

GlassFish is a Java application server project created by Sun Microsystems that allows many developers to generate enterprise technologies that are convenient and scalable as well as additional services that can be installed based on preference. GlassFish was developed based on a source code that was released by Sun and Oracle's top link persistent system. The project was launched in 2005 and the first version that supported Java EE 5 was released in 2006. The reference implementation of Java EE is GlassFish. 

So, it supports JMS, Java server pages, Enterprise Java Beans, RMI, JPA and servlets. Because of its nature, developers can create scalable and portable applications that easily integrate with legacy systems and technologies. I think we have learned enough information about GlassFish. Let's add GlassFish to the Eclipse. In the help menu, select Eclipse Marketplace. As you know, we can download all necessary packages from the market. Now, in find area, let's search GlassFish.

Now install GlassFish tools. This will take a little time. Now in this area if you want, you can also add Java 6 and 7 documentation. Accept and finish. After installation, you have to restart Eclipse. Now that we have finished installing GlassFish, we have to activate the server. In file menu, select 'New', click 'Other'. Now we will search server. Now add new server. Search GlassFish next. Now we have to give it a location path. The path will be see GlassFish3 Glass Fish. Look, we have to select a subfolder. 

We also have to select the JDK location. Done. Now create. And look, our server is ready. We can start with right click and start. Also, you can use this start button. If you don't see the server menu, you can find this in window menu. Window, show view and select servers. Our IDE is finally ready. In the next video, we will carry out these installations on Linux. See you in the next video.


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