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WST, WST JDK, JST, JST JDK [message #205858] Fri, 14 December 2007 15:19 Go to next message
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Looking in the Eclipse 3.3 update site for WTP Updates, I see 4 options
that seem relevant to me: WST, WST JDK, JST, JST JDK. What's the
difference between them?

Looking at http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/ under the Subprojects menu on
the left, I assume Java EE Tools corresponds to JST (or JST JDK)? It's
still not completely clear what views/perspectives it adds, and what
specific features (even after looking at
http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/jst/components/j2ee/api/j2ee _componentoverview.html).
And I'm not sure which Subprojects corresponds to WST and WST JDK.

For someone looking to do basic web development - i.e. servlets, JSPs,
tags, etc. No EJBs or anything, but perhaps the ability to deploy to
servers. At minimum, which of the 4 projects above would be necessary to
obtain?

Thanks.
Re: WST, WST JDK, JST, JST JDK [message #205900 is a reply to message #205858] Fri, 14 December 2007 23:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Originally posted by: dcarver.starstandard.org

> For someone looking to do basic web development - i.e. servlets, JSPs,
> tags, etc. No EJBs or anything, but perhaps the ability to deploy to
> servers. At minimum, which of the 4 projects above would be necessary to
> obtain?


Just download the Eclipse for Java EE developers. That will get you
what you need. It includes the WST and JST already pre-packaged for
you. You need both WST and JST to do what you want.

Dave
Re: WST, WST JDK, JST, JST JDK [message #206811 is a reply to message #205900] Tue, 15 January 2008 18:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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> > For someone looking to do basic web development - i.e. servlets, JSPs,
> > tags, etc. No EJBs or anything, but perhaps the ability to deploy to
> > servers. At minimum, which of the 4 projects above would be necessary to
> > obtain?
>
>
> Just download the Eclipse for Java EE developers. That will get you
> what you need. It includes the WST and JST already pre-packaged for
> you. You need both WST and JST to do what you want.
>
> Dave

So what's the difference between "xST" and "xST JDK"?
Re: WST, WST JDK, JST, JST JDK [message #206818 is a reply to message #206811] Tue, 15 January 2008 18:40 Go to previous message
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Originally posted by: dcarver.starstandard.org

DMF wrote:
>
> So what's the difference between "xST" and "xST JDK"?
>

You only need the SDK items if you are writing plugins that extend the
WTP functionality.

Dave
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