Installing the Java Stack in AryaLinux

The Java Stack is a popular development stack for bulding Enterprise applications. While the installation and configuration of Java is the the only convulted part in the whole process rest of the tools needed for Java developement don't need any special expertise. Here are the steps to install the Java stack in AryaLinux.

There are two ways in which you can install Java in AryaLinux:

Building Java from source code

While building Java from source code is a complicated process, the alps build-script for Java simplifies the process by a huge magnitude. Simply install Java by building the source code by running the following command:

alps install java8

The build script takes care of setting up the JAVA_HOME and PATH environment variables but you need to log out and relogin for the changes to take effect.