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Drools JBoss Rules 5.0 Developer's Guide by Michal Bali, Bogdan Brinzarea

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Appendix A. Development Environment Setup

This section describes the setup of the local development environment needed for working with Drools.

Environment setup

Java version 1.5 and higher is required to run the examples in this book. Drools can be downloaded from http://www.jboss.org/drools/downloads.html. You'll need the Binaries and IDE downloads. The latter is the Drools Eclipse plugin. It helps with writing rules. The Drools 'new project' wizard in Eclipse can create a simple Drools project that is ready to run. When setting up a new project, you need to tell it the location of the 'Drools Runtime' (where you extracted the Drools binaries).

If for some reason the Eclipse plugin is not an option, Drools can be set up by maven or manually. When ...

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