Neard Development Kit
Java SE Development Kit
The JDK includes tools useful for developing and testing programs written in the Java programming language and running on the Java platform.
You need at least the JDK 1.7.0_25 (7u25).
You can download the Java SE Development Kit on the Oracle website.
Add the path to
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0\bin) to your environment variable PATH.
To check if you have Java in your path, open a command prompt and type
java -version :
java version "1.7.0_79" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_79-b15) Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 24.79-b02, mixed mode, sharing)
Apache Ant is a Java library and command-line tool that help building software.
You need at least Apache Ant 1.8.0.
You can download the binary zip archive of Apache Ant on the Apache website.
Extract the archive on your computer (eg.
C:\apache-ant) and add the path to
C:\apache-ant\bin) to your environment variable PATH.
To check if you have Apache Ant in your path, open a command prompt and type
ant -version :
Apache Ant(TM) version 1.8.4 compiled on May 22 2012
LICENSE for more details.
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