Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio

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Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio

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1. Set up your Dev Environment

10 minutes

  1. Install the Java SE Development Kit (JDK) version 8. We recommend using the OpenJDK or the Oracle JDK.

  2. Download JBoss Developer Studio 11 standalone.

  3. Run the JBoss Developer Studio installer.

    1. For Mac/Windows development hosts:

      1. Navigate to the folder that contains the downloaded JBoss Developer Studio JAR file.

      2. Right-click devstudio-11.0.0.GA-installer-standalone.jar

      3. Select Open With → Jar Launcher.

    2. For Linux development hosts:

      1. Navigate to the folder that contains the JBoss Developer Studio JAR file.

      2. Execute the installer:

        $ java -jar devstudio-11.0.0.GA-installer-standalone.jar
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to continue the installation process.

  4. Start JBoss Developer Studio. See JBoss Developer Studio 11 Installation documentation for details.

  5. Configure Maven:

    1. In JBoss Developer Studio, click Window→Preferences.

    2. Type maven in the text box to view options related to Maven.

    3. In the results, expand JBoss Tools and click JBoss Maven Integration.

    4. Click Configure Maven Repositories.

    5. Click Add Repository and then click the downward facing arrow in the Profile ID: field to view the available Maven repositories.

    6. Select redhat-ga-repository from the drop-down list profile and then click OK.

      Add Maven Repository

  6. Click Finish.

    Configure Maven Repository

  7. Answer Yes when asked about updating the settings.xml file.

2. Install, Configure, and Verify

5 minutes


To verify that JBoss Developer Studio and JBoss EAP are working correctly, deploy and execute the helloworld quickstart application in the JBoss EAP server you will now create and configure:

Note: JBoss EAP is included in JBoss Developer Studio, so no additional steps are required to install or configure JBoss EAP after completing the following steps.


  1. In JBoss Developer Studio, Open the Red Hat Central view.
    Note: If the Red Hat Central view is not visible, click the

    menu icon icon on the main menu bar.

  2. Type helloworld into the search box and click the helloworld-rs quickstart shown in the result.

    DevStudio 11.0 image 1 Hello World


  3. Click Finish. This downloads the helloworld application and its Maven dependencies.

  4. Once all the dependencies are downloaded, a dialog appears to tell you that your project is ready. Click Finish.

  5. In the Servers tab, select Red Hat JBoss EAP 7.0 [Stopped] and click the Start the Server icon to start the JBoss EAP server.

    EAP Server

  6. Once the server starts, right-click the jboss-helloworld application in the Project Explorer view.

    1. From the menu that appears, select Run as.. and then Run on Server.

    2. Select the newly created JBoss EAP server, click OK and then Finish.

This will build, deploy, and run the helloworld application in the JBoss EAP server. The application opens in the internal default JBoss Developer Studio web browser and presents the "Hello World!" Success page.

3. Build your first JBoss Developer Studio application

20 minutes


These instructions are used to build some simple example applications as well as a TicketMonster Application using JBoss EAP. The TicketMonster application shows you how to build a modern HTML application that communicates with a Java EE backend using REST.

What is JBoss EAP?

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Overview

Start exploring TicketMonster


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