Technical requirements

This tutorial has the following technical requirements.

If you require more information on any of these requirements, please contact us.


Minimum hardware specification:

Component Specification


Intel Core 2 Duo or better (ideally Intel Core i7)


4-GB RAM (ideally 8 GB)

Hard drive

2 GB available space or better


Two 19" screens or better (per pair of delegates)

Operating system

Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit or Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit.

Learners can also follow the tutorials on macOS and Linux. The tutorials are targeted at Microsoft Windows because it is a common operating system in corporate IT.

User privileges

Local administrator privileges.

Permission to edit the hosts file (C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts).


To save time during training, please install the development environment prior to beginning training. See Setting up the development environment.

Development environment:

Caplin installation kits and libraries:

Caplin software licenses:

  • Liberator developer licence with the javaauth option. The javaauth option is required to complete the Permissioning Adapter Tutorial.

    Liberator’s evaluation licence does not include the javaauth option.
  • Transformer developer license

For detailed installation instructions, see Setting up the development environment.

Network access

Each training computer must have Internet access (for downloading software) and be accessible on the network by a fully-qualified host name.

Internet access to the following websites to download project dependencies: