Installing Java EE 7 Eclipse on Windows
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In this course, we will learn the concepts of Java EE 7.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Oracle Certified Associate – Java EE 7 Application Developer Certificate

Intended Audience

  • Anyone looking to earn Oracle Java Certification
  • Those who want to improve their Java EE 7 knowledge
  • Java developers


  • Have at least 2 years of Java development experience 

Installing Java EE 7 on Windows. Hi, dear friends. In this video, we will install Java EE JDK 7 and Eclipse Neon 3. I'm going to search for Java EE 7 JDK. I want the source to be included, JDK as well. I am just scrolling a bit and find EE packages with JDK. I am opening download page of ORACLE. Scrolling a bit and select Win 64 bit multi-language installer package. It heads me to a single sign on page because you need to have an Oracle account if you want to download a Java installer package. I am entering related info. If you don't have an account don't worry, it's free and quite simple. You can get a new one by clicking 'Create Account' on this page. When I log in, the download starts immediately. Now, I am going to download Eclipse Neon 3 for development environment. I'm going to download Neon 3 version because I have issues with newer versions of Eclipse when integrating GlassFish. I just write download Eclipse Neon 3 for Windows.

I opt for the first option of the search result. It redirects me to Eclipse download page. I click on Eclipse IDE for Java EE developer 64 bit option. It starts to download the package. And last, I am downloading JRE 8. It's needed for installation GY of Java EE 7. I am writing JRE 8 download and selecting the first option of results. It heads me to ORACLE download page. I am doing some scroll and locating Runtime Environment packages. Here, I select 64 bit executable file. I click the checkbox to approve confirmation and click the button and the download starts. All downloads finished. I start the installation operation with JRE 8. I double click. A Windows security popup appears. I click 'Yes'. Then setup Window opens. Click 'Install' here and then click 'OK'. The installation starts. It's installed successfully. Click 'Close' button. And now, I'm going to install Java EE 7 package, I double click the file. A special window screen appears.

First click 'More Info' and select 'Run Anyway'. Another window security popup appears. Here, click 'Yes'. Some process messages appear, but it gives error. That's ridiculous. I think it is a bug because we have just installed JRE package. Anyway, click 'OK'. Open a command prompt. Here, locate to the place of installation file by CD command. Here, I am running the file, emphasizing the file location of JRE bundle. To do this, I use J flag. I provide location of JRE bundle. It's running without error now. Select typical installation. Don't change installation location, leave it default. No need to install update tool, so uncheck the box. Press 'Install' to start installation. A firewall alert appears. Press 'Allow Access'. Firewall window appears again. Press 'Allow Access'. Now click 'Next' and then click 'Exit'.

Now it's time to extract Eclipse IDE. Just right click on it and select 'Extract all'. Click 'Extract'. It will take a while. When extraction finished, copy the Eclipse folder and paste it to desktop. Now we can open Eclipse. When starting, it'll ask you to select a workspace directory. Select the location it's offering or adjust it for yourself. Eclipse IDE is opened. Let me maximize it. We can see Eclipse version by Help, About Eclipse. Let's change default JRE for Eclipse. Because we installed it using JRE 1.8, it accepted JRE 1.8 as default. As you see here, I click 'Add' button, select standard VM and click 'Next'. Click 'Directory' to select desired JDK. Expand C-drive. Select 'GlassFish 4'. Select 'JDK 7'. Select 'JRE'. Press 'OK' and click 'Finish'. Here, click the box near the JDK 7 to make it default and then press 'OK'. Okay friends, we installed Java EE 7 and Eclipse Neon 3 Development Environment successfully.


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