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Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook by Amr Gawish

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Installing JDeveloper

Now to the fun part that is installing your IDE. JDeveloper is a great IDE for Java, but it is the de facto IDE for ADF and Oracle Middleware products.

JDeveloper comes in two flavors: Studio edition and Java edition. If you are not planning to work with ADF in your JDeveloper, you can install Java edition; otherwise, Studio edition is the best when it comes to ADF development.

There are 5 installation options for JDeveloper:

  • Windows 64 bit
  • Windows 32 bit
  • Linux 64 bit
  • Linux 32 bit
  • Generic

All installation options come with an embedded JDK except for the generic option, for which you need to preinstall JDK.

You can notice that there is no Mac version, but generic can work with any operating system.

In this recipe, we will download the ...

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