Installing the server and client components

The first step in learning about the application server will be to install all the necessary components on your machine in order to run it. The application server itself requires just a JDK environment to be installed.

As far as hardware requirements are concerned, you should be aware that the server distribution, at the time of writing this, requires about 130 MB of hard disk space, and allocates a minimum of 64 MB and a maximum of 512 MB for a standalone server.

In order to get started, we will need to go over this checklist:

  • Install JDK where WildFly will run
  • Install WildFly
  • Install the Eclipse development environment
  • Install the Maven build management tool

At the end of this chapter, you will have all the ...

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