JDeveloper 12c on OS X

It's pretty cool that JDeveloper is now a NetBeans platform app.  Wanting to give it a quick look on OS X I downloaded the Java edition generic installation.

Unfortunately after unzipping it and placing it in Applications, it would not launch.

Trying from the command line using this command

open -n ./JDeveloper.app

gave me a error:

LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -10810 for the file /Applications/jdeveloper/JDeveloper.app.

Given past history trying to get JDeveloper going on OS X I thought I might try the JAVA_HOME environment variable first.

First I checked which versions are available with this command:

/usr/libexec/java_home -V

this was the output:

Matching Java Virtual Machines (5):
    1.7.0_25, x86_64: "Java SE 7" /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_25.jdk/Contents/Home
    1.7.0_21, x86_64: "Java SE 7" /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_21.jdk/Contents/Home
    1.7.0_17, x86_64: "Java SE 7" /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_17.jdk/Contents/Home
    1.6.0_51-b11-456, x86_64: "Java SE 6" /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home
    1.6.0_51-b11-456, i386: "Java SE 6" /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home

In order to set JAVA_HOME I ran this command:

export JAVA_HOME=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_25.jdk/Contents/Home

And finally from /Applications/jdeveloper I ran this:

open -n ./JDeveloper.app

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