Appendix B. Sun One Studio 4 (Forte), Community Edition


Java™ 2 Primer Plus
By Steven Haines, Steve Potts

Table of Contents
Part VI:  Appendixes

You will learn about the following in this appendix:

  • How to download and install

  • How to develop applications

  • How to debug applications

  • How to develop servlets and JSPs

  • How to debugging servlets and JSPs

The Sun One Studio 4, Community Edition, also known as Forte, is a very nice Java Integrated Development Environment. It competes, feature-wise, with products such as Visual Café and JBuilder, but with one important difference; the price. The edition of Forte that we will cover in this chapter, called the Community Edition, is available for free from

Forte is a complete environment for developing Java applications. It features editors for Java source code, Java ServerPages, tag libraries, XML, and J2EE deployment descriptors. In addition, Forte contains a monitor to view HTTP messages that are sent and received by your application. It also features a source code debugger that performs the full range of stepping, breaking, and watching that programmers have come to expect from development tools.

Forte is useful for developing both standalone applications and Web-based applications with JSPs and servlets. In this chapter, you will learn how to obtain and install the Forte software on your computer. You will learn how to use Forte to develop and debug Java programs. Finally, you will learn how to create and debug Web-based applications using Forte.


    Java 2 Primer Plus
    Java 2 Primer Plus
    ISBN: 0672324156
    EAN: 2147483647
    Year: 2001
    Pages: 332

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