aspose file tools*
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes What is the difference between Jdk & Jre ..? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of EJB 3 in Action this week in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "What is the difference between Jdk & Jre ..?" Watch "What is the difference between Jdk & Jre ..?" New topic
Author

What is the difference between Jdk & Jre ..?

jami siva
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 16, 2009
Posts: 60
Hi

Please any one tell me the differences between these 2 words (JDK & JRE), In which situations these 2 are used.


Thanks
Sivva
Siva Masilamani
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 19, 2008
Posts: 385
JRE contains all the required java library but it does not contain tools to compile java program etc.

Visit this link to see the difference.

webpage


SCJP 6,SCWCD 5,SCBCD 5

Failure is not an option.
Samuel Behrman
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 02, 2009
Posts: 49
The "JDK" is the Java Development Kit. I.e., the JDK is bundle of software that you can use to develop Java based software. The "JRE" is the Java Runtime Environment. I.e., the JRE is an implementation of the Java Virtual Machine which actually executes Java programs.

Typically, each JDK contains one (or more) JRE's along with the various development tools like the Java source compilers, bundling and deployment tools, debuggers, development libraries, etc.


RAQ Report: Web-based Excel-like Java reporting tool.
Muhammad Khojaye
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 12, 2009
Posts: 449

jami siva wrote:Please any one tell me the differences between these 2 words (JDK & JRE), In which situations these 2 are used.

see Q#18 in the JavaBeginnersFaq


http://muhammadkhojaye.blogspot.com/
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: What is the difference between Jdk & Jre ..?
 
Similar Threads
jdk
JVM , JDK, JRE
Differences
Difference between JDK, JRE and JVM
Difference