Beginners Java Tutorials - Installing JDK
In this beginners java Tutorial ,We will first download, install and configure the J2SE development environment.
Downloading and Installing J2SE Software
on Windows Platform
Once you have downloaded the j2se on your system, you are ready to install . In the following section we will learn how to install jdk development environment on your machine. here are the step to install JDK on your windows machine.
Double click the JDK down loaded file, the executable extracts the required Contents to the temporary directory and then License agreement screen appears. On the license agreement page read and accept the license and the click the next button .
The custom setup screen appears as follows.
Click on the change button to change the installation directory to "c:\jdk1.5.0_06" as shown in the following screen.
and click on the "OK" button. After clicking on the "OK" button installation begins:
In the next window installer asks for the installing the runtime as shown in the following screen:
Click on next button install the J2SE runtime on your machine. Next screen shows the browser selection:
Click on the "Next" button.
Once the installation is finished it shows you the final screen indications the success. Now you have successfully installed J2SE on your machine. Installer shows the following final confirmation window as shown below:
Click on the "Finish" button to exit from the installer.
Configuring the installation on windows machine:
In this Section we will add some settings to the windows environment so that the java compiler and runtime becomes available for compiling and running the java application.
Go to the control panel and double click on "System Properties" and to to the advance tab.
and add "c:\jdk1.5.0_06" to path variable:
and click on ok button. To save the setting click on "OK" button.
This will make the java environment available for development. Open the dos prompt and type javac on the console, it should show the following output:
Now your development environment is ready for development.