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JDK and SDK

deepa karra
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Joined: Apr 04, 2008
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What is the difference between JDK and SDK? I see these two terms being used.
Campbell Ritchie
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SDK means "software development kit". JDK means "Java development kit" which is an SDK which develops Java. The official name appears to be JDK but lots of people say SDK too.
 
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