Next we outline runtime configuration settings to best meet the needs of your application requirements and deployment environments:
ICEpdf is a standard Java 2 application, and as such, the only prerequisite to working with ICEpdf is that you must be familiar with Java 2 development. For more information on the Java Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE), refer to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/overview/.
To run the ICEpdf example and reference applications, you will need to download and install the following:
The following sections provide detailed instructions for downloading the software to set up an environment where you can run the ICEpdf example and reference applications.
To run ICEpdf, ICEpdf reference implementations or examples, you will need to install a version of the Java Platform JDK, Standard Edition, version 1.8 or higher.
If you already have Java installed on your system, verify your version by typing the following on the command line:
To upgrade or install the latest release of the J2SE, visit the Sun web site:
Installers and instructions are provided for the various systems that Sun supports. The reference and example application can run on any version of Windows, Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X capable of running J2SE version 1.8 or higher.
The ICEpdf core, reference applications and examples rely on Apache Ant or Gradle to build the source code. You will need Maven version 3.0 or higher or Gradle 4.0 to run build files located in our SVN repository http://anonsvn.icesoft.org/repo/icepdf/trunk/icepdf/.
If you already have a version of Maven installed, you can verify that you have a recommended version by typing the following on the command line:
To upgrade your current version or install a new version of Maven, visit the following location:
If you already have a version of Gradle installed, you can verify that you have a recommended version by typing the following on the command line:
To upgrade your current version or install a new version of Gradle, visit the following location:
If you are not familiar with Maven or Gradle, instructions for building the ICEpdf libraries and examples can be found here:
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