Calyxo installation instructions
a Java runtime environment, version 1.4.2 or later.
We recommend to get a recent
a servlet container supporting Servlet API 2.4 and JSP API 2.0.
supports these and may be a good choice for development.
covers all the above, you can run Calyxo applications in any
J2EE 1.4-compliant application server.
Now, if you installed all the prerequisites, you should
Installing the binary distribution
The binary distribution contains all you need to develop and
run applications based on Calyxo. Unpack the archive to some
location of your choice and - you're done.
If you're using Eclipse
you may be interested in our suggestions on how to
The Calyxo binary distribution directory tree should look
similar to this:
As you can see, there's one subdirectory per Calyxo
component. Some of these components contain sample
Building the Demo Application
The calyxo-demo subdirectory contains the Calyxo demo.
To build it, simply run ant in the
Calyxo binary distribution directory.
That's it! You can find the calyxo-demo-0.9.0.war
file in the calyxo-demo subdirectory. The deployment
process of web applications depends on the application server
Tomcat 5 users
Simply copy the calyxo-demo-0.9.0.war file to the
webapps directory below your tomcat home directory.
Building Calyxo from source
If you want to build Calyxo from source, you should have
downloaded and unpacked the Calyxo source distribution.
The source distribution does not contain any third party libraries
required by Calyxo. You will have to get them separately to
be able to build Calyxo.
Change to the Calyxo source distribution directory.
Copy build.properties.sample to build.properties
and edit it according to your system environment.
Some of the various component subdirectories may also
contain build.properties.sample files.
If so, process these as described above.
In the Calyxo source distribution directory,