Chapter 6. Setting up to Develop Applications Using Java

Red Hat Enterprise Linux supports development of applications in Java.

  1. During system installation, select the Java Platform add-on to install OpenJDK as the default Java version.

    Alternatively, follow the instructions in Installation Guide for Red Hat CodeReady Studio, Section Installing OpenJDK 1.8.0 on RHEL to install OpenJDK separately.

  2. For an integrated graphical development environment, install the Eclipse-based Red Hat CodeReady Studio offering extensive support for Java development. Follow the instructions in Installation Guide for Red Hat CodeReady Studio.