Win a copy of Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) this week in the OCAJP forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

tomcat or orion for mac OSX?

 
Steven Lacher
Greenhorn
Posts: 12
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I'm getting almost to the point where I'll be doing servlet work in the cattle drive, and I've been doing my development work on macs. From what I have been reading in other forums, Orion setup on the mac is a little iffy, whereas Tomcat comes with all the j2ee classes and classpath mods you need, right "out of the box".

Is there any reason I need to stick with Orion for the cattle drive work? What did you other mac-folks do?

Thanks in advance
--Steven Lacher
 
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal
Pie
Posts: 65111
89
IntelliJ IDE Java jQuery Mac Mac OS X
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Steven, I can't answer your question about the Cattle Drive requirements, but just wanted to corroborate that Tomcat setup on OS X is indeed as easy as unpacking the tar file, making sure JAVA_HOME points to the right place, and running the startup shell script.
[ August 15, 2008: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
 
Marilyn de Queiroz
Sheriff
Posts: 9066
12
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Either Orion or Tomcat may be used. If you search on tomcat in this forum, you'll find discussions of this orion/tomcat/mac topic.
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic