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Installation details - Reg

Anu Arun

Joined: Feb 03, 2009
Posts: 5

I have just now started my preparation for the SCJA exam and am completely new to JAVA.

I installed the Jave Standard edition development Kit from the sun website, but i am not sure about setting up of the environment variable. Can someone please help me with that. I also tried searching the Java Ranch with few key words but could not get the details.

Also, i have the netbeans IDE installed in my laptop. But i thought that i can learn better without using the IDE.

Please help me with the installation and execution of java program on my laptop(Windows Vista Home premium, 32 bit OS).

Anu Arun
Juee Doo
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Joined: Sep 26, 2008
Posts: 232
I think you can google it very easy
Another, i suggest you use a text edit to program. not to use a IDE when you are a fresh man in any program language.
Jesper de Jong
Java Cowboy
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 14074

Read the JDK installation instructions.

Sun has a set of tutorials which is a very good place to start learning Java.

Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 7 API documentation
Scala Notes - My blog about Scala
Anu Arun

Joined: Feb 03, 2009
Posts: 5

Thanks a lot.

Anu Arun
I agree. Here's the link:
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