Oracle SQL Developer is one of the most common SQL client tool that is used by Developers, Data Analyst, Data Architects etc for interacting with Oracle and other relational systems. So extending the functionality of SQL developer to connect to hive is very useful for Oracle users.
I found this original article on oracle’s website and made some additions
based upon the issues that I ran into. Here is the original link
Move the SQL Developer file to your application, so that it
is available for you. Now when you try to open up Oracle SQL developer on mac,
it may not open. For me it showed up in the tray, blinked for a while and then
gone. So I had to follow this instruction to fix it