A developer laptop with pre-installed Java / openJDK 1.8+ GIT-client and Maven 3 is required to build and run the code. You can "hack" along with me, or just take notes.

I will use Visual Studio Code for basic editing.

To run the examples you will need an IDE with good maven support such as netbeans or intelliJ. For simultanous / continous deployments to multiple servers I will use

To verify your environment, create a project with the Java EE 8 essentials archetype: Jakarta EE 8 Quickstarter

See it in action:

In the cloud-related workshops I will user docker, sometimes minishift and various public clouds for demonstration purposes.