To compile and run these programs, you only need JDK 8 installed.
gradlew will automatically download and install Gradle.
Gradle will also install all additional libraries necessary to compile
and run the Java examples in the book.
To compile and run everything, the command is:
If you are on a Unix/Linux based system, you must select the local directory for all commands, for example:
To only compile everything, the command is:
To compile only a single chapter (including dependencies), use for example:
To run only a single chapter, say:
Gradle can also be used to run a single program. Here, we run the ReplacingStringTokenizer.java program in the strings chapter subdirectory:
However, if the file name is unique throughout the book (the majority are), you can just give the program name, like this:
Note that all commands are run from the base directory where the example code is installed, and where you find the
You can learn about other options by just typing
gradlew with no arguments.