Installation is not particularly tricky, but there is quite a lot we need to do. We'll walk through it in detail, as it is easy to miss out a required step in the installation. The installation of Java products does generally involve a certain level of technical expertise. This installation tutorial has been designed to be as user friendly as possible, as it would be a shame if we got stuck at the first hurdle.
For the purposes of this installation tutorial, we will assume that your computer is running Windows XP Service Pack 2. You can undoubtedly install all the necessary pieces on other operating systems, but the instructions will probably vary from those presented here. If you find yourself in this situation, then you will find there are plenty of operating system-specific tutorials and instructions available on the Web in the JBoss documentation, readme files, and forums.
Here's what we need to do:
Install the JBoss jBPM engine and the JBoss application server