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Using Eclipse to release a project [message #1832855] Sun, 27 September 2020 18:32 Go to next message
Matthew Baynham is currently offline Matthew BaynhamFriend
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Registered: September 2020
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This is a question of me not knowing what I'm doing (it is in the Newcomers section of the Forum) and not knowing where the tutorial is, I can't find the right thing on Google or Youtube or this forum.

I've just written some Java code in Eclipse and it works on my laptop in the Eclipse IDE.

Now I want to install what I've written on my server.

I know in other development environments you can create MSI files or you can create setup.exe files. What I don't know is what Eclipse does, I really have no idea, which has made it difficult to Google.

The code I've written connects to a MySQL database so I'm using a standard JAR file for that, that will probably need to considered when creating my thing to install on my server.

Does anyone know of a tutorial that explains all of this?

What are the right keywords for me creating my own set.exe file using Eclipse?
Re: Using Eclipse to release a project [message #1832901 is a reply to message #1832855] Tue, 29 September 2020 04:30 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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Nothing in Eclipse will create an installer for installing your Java application. From the context menu you can use Export... -> Java -> Jar File (or Runnable Jar File) to create the jar(s), and then you could zip those up and unzip them on your server to run the application there.

Ed Merks
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