Loyola Virtual Exchange


Getting Started


Loyola Virtual Exchange runs on Linux, Windows, OSX,  for which a Java JRE or JDK is available. Download the installer appropriate for your operating system and following the instructions below.

  • JRE Java SE 8 v1.8.0_121

To install Java 8 you can do so with Homebrew

To install Homebrew enter the following at the command line:

$ /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Now you can install Java 8 using Homebrew:

$ brew update
$ brew tap caskroom/cask
$ brew cask install caskroom/versions/java8

Check Version:

$ java -version
java version "1.8.0_121"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_121-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.121-b13, mixed mode)


Cloning Loyola-Virtual-Exchange with Git

$ git clone https://github.com/mgoldsmith1/Loyola-Virtual-Exchange.git
$ cd Loyola-Virtual-Exchange

On OSX, Linux, and Windows from a terminal you can run the application via the following:

$ ./run.sh

You can also automate the requirements/installation steps by running the install-run.sh file within your project workspace. The installation script will check your version of Java and install Java 8 if necessary.

$ ./install-run.sh