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arimeyer
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Hi,

I'd like to download just a zip file of the JEE 6 javadoc, but can't find anywhere to do this. I can download the JEE 5 javadoc (https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US...), but not for JEE 6. Why does Sun make finding these basic things like looking for a needle in a haystack? And it seems like it's become even more difficult since Oracle took over.

(anticipating response ;-) Yes, I'm aware that it's viewable here: http://java.sun.com/javaee/6/docs/api/. But I'm offline frequently, and need it viewable locally.

Dear Sun (Oracle): if it is downloadable, please make it easy to get it from your download and reference pages.

Thank you,
Ari

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arimeyer
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Thanks, Snjezana -- I wasn't aware of this option, but it seems like a rather convoluted way to just get the javadocs. Will try it, though. :-)
Ari

Ludovic Champenois

On 6/3/10 7:31 PM, glassfish@javadesktop.org wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'd like to download just a zip file of the JEE 6 javadoc, but can't find anywhere to do this. I can download the JEE 5 javadoc (https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US...), but not for JEE 6. Why does Sun make finding these basic things like looking for a needle in a haystack? And it seems like it's become even more difficult since Oracle took over.
>
> (anticipating response ;-) Yes, I'm aware that it's viewable here: http://java.sun.com/javaee/6/docs/api/. But I'm offline frequently, and need it viewable locally.
>
> Dear Sun (Oracle): if it is downloadable, please make it easy to get it from your download and reference pages.
>

It has always been there:
http://javadoc.glassfish.org/v3/apidoc/glassfish-all.jar

Ludo
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arimeyer
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Thanks, Ludo. This javadoc, though, also includes Glassfish-specific stuff, which is not really a problem, but not necessary. This link Jane sent has just the JEE 6 standard javadoc: http://download.java.net/maven/2/org/javaee/javadoc/0.9/.

Best,
Ari

janey
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In the same location (http://javadoc.glassfish.org) that Ludo pointed out, you can download the javaee6 docs:

http://javadoc.glassfish.org/javaee6/apidoc/javadocee6.jar

arimeyer
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Thanks Jane -- someone at Sun should create a link to there (or to a similar ZIP) from http://java.sun.com/javaee/reference/apis/. You'll notice there's a link under "API Specifications" that says:

Download the Java EE 5 API Specifications

There needs to be a similar link for JEE6.
Ari

janey
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Not sure if received my response on user@glassfish:

Have you looked at this page: http://java.sun.com/javaee/downloads/index.jsp

There are several options in downloading the javadocs docs:
(1) download Java EE 6 Web Profile SDK
(2) download Java EE 6 GlassFish Profile SDK
(3) Install GF v3 and use UC to download javadoc. See: http://wiki.glassfish.java.net/Wiki.jsp?page=V3UpdateCenterGettingStarte...
(4) Maven repository: http://download.java.net/maven/2/org/javaee/javadoc/0.9/

HTH,
Jane

arimeyer
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Thanks, Jane (and no, I'm not on the user@glassfish list). Yep, I did look at http://java.sun.com/javaee/downloads/index.jsp, but didn't see a download for just the javadocs. Appreciate the other pointers -- particularly via the Maven repo.

I still don't understand, though, why if they made the Java EE 5 javadocs downloadable as a zip that the JEE 6 javadocs aren't?! I tend to think that they somehow didn't think it was necessary or just forgot to do it. Any ideas?
Ari

Shreedhar Ganapathy

Hi Ari
I think you are looking for this, is that right?
http://java.sun.com/javaee/6/docs/api/

hth
Shreedhar

On 6/6/10 1:37 AM, glassfish@javadesktop.org wrote:
> Thanks, Jane (and no, I'm not on the user@glassfish list). Yep, I did look at http://java.sun.com/javaee/downloads/index.jsp, but didn't see a download for just the javadocs. Appreciate the other pointers -- particularly via the Maven repo.
>
> I still don't understand, though, why if they made the Java EE 5 javadocs downloadable as a zip that the JEE 6 javadocs aren't?! I tend to think that they somehow didn't think it was necessary or just forgot to do it. Any ideas?
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Shreedhar Ganapathy

Ooops sorry, you already mentioned you wanted a downloadable zip file of
the Javadocs.

I think as mentioned before it was only made available through the
Update Center as an IPS package and bundled along with the IDEs.
It might be a good idea to make it separately available as a zip but not
many people have asked for it as such - since I guess most people
typically use it within a dev environment such as an IDE.

hth
Shreedhar

On 6/6/10 9:08 AM, Shreedhar Ganapathy wrote:
> Hi Ari
> I think you are looking for this, is that right?
> http://java.sun.com/javaee/6/docs/api/
>
> hth
> Shreedhar
>
> On 6/6/10 1:37 AM, glassfish@javadesktop.org wrote:
>> Thanks, Jane (and no, I'm not on the user@glassfish list). Yep, I
>> did look at http://java.sun.com/javaee/downloads/index.jsp, but
>> didn't see a download for just the javadocs. Appreciate the other
>> pointers -- particularly via the Maven repo.
>>
>> I still don't understand, though, why if they made the Java EE 5
>> javadocs downloadable as a zip that the JEE 6 javadocs aren't?! I
>> tend to think that they somehow didn't think it was necessary or just
>> forgot to do it. Any ideas?
>> Ari
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arimeyer
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Thanks, Shreedhar. The question still remains why Sun used to do this before (as for JEE 5), but not for JEE 6. I also think that as app servers start to comply more with JEE6, such downloads will be more in demand. I like to have them for reference outside of my IDE.

Best,
Ari

Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic

Ari,

I am not sure if the zip file you are looking for exists somewhere, but
other option would be to install javadocs IPS package using GlassFish v3
Update Center. You can use either standalone updatetool client or
update center section of the Admin console. Package name is
javaee-javadocs (Java EE 6 API Specification). Package installation will
install all of javadocs files in exploded form under
/glassfish/docs directory. HTH...

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Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine

Another option would be to use an IDE that bundles them (NetBeans or GlassFish Tools bundle for Eclipse AFAIK).
-Alexis

On 4 juin 2010, at 20:09, Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic wrote:

> Ari,
>
> I am not sure if the zip file you are looking for exists somewhere, but other option would be to install javadocs IPS package using GlassFish v3 Update Center. You can use either standalone updatetool client or update center section of the Admin console. Package name is javaee-javadocs (Java EE 6 API Specification). Package installation will install all of javadocs files in exploded form under /glassfish/docs directory. HTH...
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