One of the hardest parts of writing a book, is keeping it up to date.
Particularly for install instructions.
Its one of the reasons, that Java For Testers has a checklist approach to the install instructions in the book. And why I have information on the JavaForTesters.com website describing the install.
- Maven 3.3.9 has a slightly different install process (no need to create an M2_HOME environment variable, although nothing bad happens if you do, so the old instructions still work)
- Mac, while ‘easy to use’, forces you to use the command line when installing development tools and people new to programming and command line find this hard - so the install instructions for Mac that I have on the web site, now use Homebrew.
- IntelliJ GUI has changed enough, since the last time, I created the video that I receive questions on how to import projects
I have install videos for both Windows and Mac: