If you have any background in Java development, the setup for Stripes should be simple and familiar. If, on the other hand, you are new to Java development, the instructions in this chapter are detailed enough to guide you through the process, step by step.
If you are completely new to Java development , you will need to first install the Java Development Kit (JDK). This is the set of tools used to compile and run Java programs. Download and install this from the following web site: www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html .