Chapter 6. Setting up to Develop Applications Using Java

Red Hat Enterprise Linux supports the development of applications in Java.

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

    Alternatively, follow the instructions in the Installation Guide for Red Hat CodeReady Studio, Chapter 2.2, 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, which offers extensive support for Java development. Follow the instructions in the Installation Guide for Red Hat CodeReady Studio.