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Introduction to Oracle Solaris 11 Developer Environment     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Introduction

The Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library

Installation and Configuration

Installing the OS

Image Packaging System

Starting the Package Manager

Introduction to Boot Environments

Distribution Constructor

Required Packages

Bundled Tools

Default Shell and Environment

Frequently Used Applications

Tools for Web Server Development

Versioning Software

Isolating Your Development Work

Building Applications in the Oracle Solaris OS

Oracle Solaris Developer Tools

Using the Runtime Linker and Link Editor

Kernel-Level Debugging

Using the Oracle Solaris Studio Tools

Using the NetBeans IDE

Oracle Message Passing Toolkit

Packaging Applications for the Oracle Solaris OS

Dynamic Tracing

Writing Java Programs for the Oracle Solaris OS

Deploying Your Application

Frequently Used Applications

The following applications are available as packages in the Oracle release repository. These applications are not bundled with the OS. Use the Package Manager or the pkg install command at the command–line to download and install the packages. The following table lists name of the applications and the corresponding package name as found in the repository.

Table 1-2 Package Names for Commonly Used Applications

Package Name
BlueFish – A powerful editor for experienced web designers
GNU C Compiler Version 3
GNU C Compiler Version 4.5

Note - C, C++, Fortran, GNU, and Objective C compilers are included in this package.

GNU Automake 1.10

Note - Multiple versions are available in the repository.

PHP – PHP Web Server 5.2

Extension module packages such as the PHP server module for Apache and memcached are available in the repository

System Header Files

Note - The system header files have traditionally been bundled with the Oracle Solaris OS. However , you will need to download the files from the repository when using the Oracle Solaris 11 OS.