Gradle is a Java build system. It uses a clean, simple configuration syntax and is used by Android as the default build system. For API development, Gradle is supported by Spring. Installation is quick and simple. We are going to install a private copy so that root permissions are not required during development. Download Gradle mkdir -p ~/opt/packages/gradle && cd $_ wget https://services.gradle.org/distributions/gradle-2.3-bin.zip unzip gradle-2.3-bin.zip Install and setup Gradle Next, we will create a symlink that provides a shorter path to the specific Gradle version.Read more
As a developer, there are a number of packages that you may use that require the JDK. For Node.js developers the WebStorm IDE requires Java. For data engineers, many big data technologies require Java including Cassandra and Hadoop. For mobile developers the Android Studio requires a JDK. Download the current JDK Create a directory for the locally installed JDK. mkdir -p ~/opt/packages As of the date of this post, the current JDK version is Java Platform (JDK) 7u75.Read more
Maybe you installed the wrong Oracle Java JDK version or you need to remove an old JDK that you no longer require. Whatever the reason, uninstalled the Oracle Java JDK from a Mac is super easy. There are two steps to uninstalling the JDK: 1. Uninstall the JDK 2. Uninstall the JRE Uninstall the JDK cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/ # Get a list of the currently installed JDKs ls # Change the directory name below based on the JDK version you want to uninstall sudo rm -rf jdk1.7.0_71.jdk Uninstall the JRE sudo rm -rf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/ Summary The JDK and JRE are now uninstalled.Read more
As a developer, there are a number of packages that you may use that require the JDK. A few examples of why a UI/UX developer, a mobile develop, and a data engineer all require Java are in the table below. Team / Language Use case UI/UX Node.js WebStorm Mobile Android Studio Data Science / Big Data Cassandra, Hadoop, etc. Instructions Open the Oracle JDK 7 Downloads page. Under Java SE Development Kit 7u75, select Accept License Agreement.Read more
Updated version: Install Oracle JDK 7 u75 on Ubuntu Linux 14.04. As a developer, there are a number of packages that you may use that require the JDK. For example, WebStorm IDE is a Java application and requires a JDK. Also, you may wish to run a Java application server in parallel with your Node.js server so that you can offload CPU bound tasks to Java. Of course, there are many other situations that may require you to have Java installed.Read more
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