Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 on Mac OS X?
A recent thread on the Sun Java Studio Enterprise Forum records an unanimous clamoring for Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 to run on Mac OS X, along with various tips. A subsequent, related thread supplements the information.Nathan Fiedler, a Sun Java Studio Enterprise developer, has two reminders to add:
- You must use Apple JDK 5.0 Developer Preview (DP) 3, which is available under a nondisclosure agreement with Apple.
- Sun Java System Application Server will likely fail on Mac OS X. Thatâ€™s no biggie if you're on a development team that shares a server instance. However, if youâ€™re single-handedly building J2EE applications for an application server, that failure would be problematic.
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