Tuesday, 17 January 2017

WebSphere Developer Tools on macOS - It's been a while

I had a need to tinker with some Java in the context of WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Network Deployment (ND) 8.5.

I'm using a Mac, with WAS ND on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 on VMware, as well as WebSphere Liberty Profile 8.5.59 on Docker natively on macOS.

 Having downloaded the latest and greatest Eclipse ( Neon ) from here ( actually from IBM Bluemix here ) I then dived across to the WebSphere Developer Tools page here: 

Whilst the plugin does apparently support Neon: -

When I tried to drag/drop this into Eclipse, it didn't want to install ( and I did NOT grab the error message, more fool me ).

However, the Eclipse Market Place plugin DID provide me with the appropriate Neon version of the tools: -

Specifically, this is what I installed

so we're good to go :-)

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