Installing the Sun Java Development Kit (JDK)
All applications, that are written in Java programming language including ADempiere, require a Java Virtual Machine ( JVM) for execution. The JVM is distributed along with a standard Java class library that implements the Java Application Programming Interface ( API). A complete implementation of JVM is included in the Java Runtime Environment ( JRE), which can be obtained during the installation of the Java Development Kit ( JDK) or by installing Java Runtime Environment.
ADempiere can be installed on any operating system—Mac OS, Linux, BSD families, and so on, but in this book we will use Microsoft Windows as the operating system.
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