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INSTALLATION

Download and Install Ant Build Tool

  1. Create the download directory if you haven't already:

    1. Click Start | My Computer on the Windows taskbar.
    2. Double click the Local Disk (C:) drive in the My Computer window.
    3. Click File | New | Folder.
    4. Change New Folder in the box to Downloads then press the Enter key.
    5. Click X in the top right corner of the My Computer window.
  2. Download the Ant Version 1.9.7 build tool archive file:

    1. Scroll to apache-ant-1.9.8-bin.zip.
    2. Click apache-ant-1.9.8-bin.zip.
    3. Click Save in the File Download dialog then click OK.
    4. Verify that apache-ant-1.9.8-bin.zip appears in the File Name field in the Save As dialog.
    5. Click Up One Level until the Local Disk (C:) drive appears in the Save In field.
    6. Double click the Downloads directory.
    7. Click Save.
    8. Wait until the download completes (this may take several minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection).
    9. Click Close in the Download Complete dialog.
    10. Click X in the top right corner of the browser window.
  3. Verify that the Ant Version 1.9.7 build tool archive file was downloaded correctly:

    1. Click Start | My Computer on the Windows taskbar.
    2. Double click the Local Disk (C:) drive in the My Computer window.
    3. Double click the Downloads directory.
    4. Right click the apache-ant-1.9.8-bin.zip archive file then click Properties in the popup menu.
    5. Verify that 8,378,149 bytes appears in the Size field in the Properties dialog.
    6. Click X in the top right corner of the Properties dialog.
  4. Install the Ant Version 1.9.7 build tool archive file:

    1. Right click the apache-ant-1.9.8-bin.zip archive file in the My Computer window then click Extract Files in the popup menu.
    2. Type C:\ in the Extract To field in the Extract dialog then click OK.
    3. Wait for the extract to complete (this may take several minutes).
    4. Click Up One Level in the My Computer window unitl C:\ appears.
    5. Right click apache-ant-1.9.8 then click Rename in the Properties dialog.
    6. Type ant1.9.8 in the box and press the Enter key.
    7. Click X in the top right corner of the My Computer window.
 

 
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