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Install JDK in local machine

bobby reddy

Joined: Nov 05, 2007
Posts: 27
Hello everyone,
I would like to install Eclipse IDE in my local machine. Could any one let me know the step by step procedure to install the JDK? Is there any difference in the JDK versions to run the servlets, JSP, Struts,Hibernate, Spring, Web services?

Jesper de Jong
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You can download the JDK from Sun's Java SE download page. There are also links to installation instructions on that page.

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bobby reddy

Joined: Nov 05, 2007
Posts: 27
Sun's Java SE download page has several downloads:JDK 6 Update 6 and JDK 6 Update 6 with Java EE.Of these which one shall I download in order to execute sample core java and advance java programs?

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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If you are a beginner, JDK 6 update 6.
Make sure to read the bit about setting the PATH in the installation instructions. You will almost certainly want the "permanent" setting.
Rodrigo Tomita
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Joined: Apr 28, 2008
Posts: 70

Java SE (Standard Edition) is what you need for "sample core java" as you said.

However, for the technologies you mentioned in your first message, like JSP, web services, and others, you might want to download Java EE (Enterprise Edition).

I would suggest you to take a moment to read the pages at Sun's Java website so you know the difference among the editions and versions of Java.
[ May 19, 2008: Message edited by: Rodrigo Tomita ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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