Before running the examples you should try running a JMS broker on your machine. Follow the Installation instructions to use a binary distribution of ActiveMQ. Then to run the broker in a command shell (from the bin directory) type
Running the examples from a binary distro
You can use Ant to compile and run the examples. To run the examples try
In another shell
You should then see messages being produced and consumed. Pass additional commands into these goals using variables. (See the build.xml for more details). e.g.
For a summary of all the available goals try