Technical Requirements

This tutorial has the following technical requirements.

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

Hardware

Minimum hardware specification:

Component Specification

CPU

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

Memory

4-GB RAM (ideally 8 GB)

Hard drive

2 GB available space or better

Display

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).

Software

Install the following software packages on training computers prior to training. Before installing, read Setting up the development environment.

Download the following Caplin files in advance of the training and make them available to learners in the lesson:

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.