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jdk for mac os

huma naseem

Joined: Jul 07, 2010
Posts: 4
please someone tell me,how can i download jdk for mac os. The apple development center doesnt show any such download as an option.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 62294

It's likely already installed.

At a Terminal command prompt type:

javac -version

If you don't get an error you're good to go.

Otherwise see:

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huma naseem

Joined: Jul 07, 2010
Posts: 4
thanks,for the help. i have been doing the java programminng on windows till now.I want to be able to do it on mac os as well.kindly guide me where to write the code,how to save,compile and run it on mac.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42954
The first item in the MacOsxFaq will get you started.
Have you tried LearnNowOnline?
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