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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

Bundled Tools

The following table lists the tools that are installed along with the OS. These tools are also available in the IPS repository. Start the Package Manager to find out if the installed tools have any updates or browse the IPS repository to check whether newer versions of the tools are available.

Table 1-1 Bundled Tools

Package Name
Apache Web Server V 2.2
GNOME text editor
Python 2.6 – Enhanced Interactive Python Shell

Note - Multiple versions of Python can be installed on the system. Check the repository for the available versions.

Modular Debugger
Perl – Both Perl 5.10 and 5.8.4 are installed
runtime/perl–510 and runtime/perl-584
Vim editor

Default Shell and Environment

Note the following differences the default shell and environment in the Oracle Solaris 11 release as compared to earlier releases of Oracle Solaris.