Installationfor IDSOnceyou have downloaded the Developer Workbench, you need to install it. Iwill be discussing this from a Windows XP perspective, although Linuxis also straightforward. So now that you have downloaded the client youshould have a single .zip file called:
Thefirst step is to unzip this file into a subdirectory of you choosing.After that run install_win32.exe from that subdirectory. Once throughthe splash screen you should seen a screen like the following:
Pleasenote that this install includes a fair amount of Java, so final installsize will be around 2.8 Gigabytes. The next screen is just the basiclicense agreement. Since DataServer Developer Workbenchis built upon the eclipse framework, and includes several plugins,their are two licenses listed. If you want to use the product, read theagreement and the select the yes radio button, and then click next. Atthis point you should see the next screen which should be the following:
Fromthe above you can specify where you shared resources go. I usually gowith the default, but you may wish to make the name more meaningful.
Afterthis screen you are taken to another screen and given the option toeither use an existing package group, or create a new one. When I wassetting up I just created a new package group, and took the defaultsettings. Finally the last install screen allows you to install thisinto an existing copy of Eclipse, extending it. Please note that youversion of eclipse must have everything in the 3rd party license fileinstalled and up to date for this to work. I wen ahead and justinstalled a new version for the purposes of this review.
We nowmove on to the "Features" tab that is shown above, the first screenlet's you choose what spoken languages you want installed. Afterselecting those languages, I only selected English, you move to thefollowing page:
I went ahead from this page and added the two Websphere pieces. Thefinal page is a summary page, showing everything you are installing,and makes the "install" button active. From there just hit install. Ittook abut 5 minutes to install on my trusty old T42p laptop.