Installing the Java Software Development Kit

Installing the Java Software Development Kit

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The Java Software Development Kit (Java SDK or JDK) is an application created by Sun Microsystems(Now it is part of Oracle ) to create and modify Java programs.
To install Java on your system you have to follow following steps.:-

Download the latest version of the Java JDK from website


Double-click on the install file and it should open an installer

Click next

Then read and accept the license.

On the next screen you will encounter some options. leave all defaults and click next >>next.

Installation will started .It will take some time.

When it finished the to check .

Open Command Prompts Type cd C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_10\bin Like C:\Users\rajesh>cd

C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_10\bin

Type javac and press enter C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_10\bin>javac

Then Following will display .

Usage: javac where possible options include:

-g                                   Generate all debugging info
-g: none                          Generate no debugging info
 -g:{lines,vars,source}     Generate only some debugging info
-nowarn                          Generate no warnings
-verbose                         Output messages about what the compiler is doing
 -deprecation                  Output source locations where deprecated APIs are u sed
- classpath                       Specify where to find user class files
-cp                                  Specify where to find user class files
-sourcepath                     Specify where to find input source files
-bootclasspath                Override location of bootstrap class files
-extdirs                          Override location of installed extensions
-endorseddirs                Override location of endorsed standards path
-d                                  Specify where to place generated class files
-encoding                      Specify character encoding used by source files
-source                          Provide source compatibility with specified release
-target                            Generate class files for specific VM version
-version                          version information
-help                              Print a synopsis of standard options
-X                                 Print a synopsis of nonstandard options
-J                                  Pass directly to the runtime system

This mean you have installed successfully now you have set path and classpath which we will discus next


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