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daniel cassidy
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Joined: Jul 20, 2010
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i have been to www.sun.java.com but there are so many different download packages and options can someone tell me exactly what to download in order to get started with programming, i have purchased Head First Java by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates and they reccmonded this site, please help
akhter wahab
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Joined: Mar 02, 2009
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install JDK 6 Update 21 (JDK or JRE) is Out

this is the jdk if you want to do programming in the notepad it is enough but if you need some environment you can download that too


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Jilly Sternberg
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Joined: Jul 19, 2010
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I got this one, and it worked so I'm guessing it's the right one.

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/widget/jdk6.jsp
daniel cassidy
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thanks guys, does anyone know where i can download the java API?
akhter wahab
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https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_Developer-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=jdk-6u21-docs-oth-JPR@CDS-CDS_Developer
daniel cassidy
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Problem solved, thanks
Somnath Mallick
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Could you please post a screen shot???

Also read this:
http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/install/jdk/install-windows.html






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David Newton
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Screenshot of what?!
Somnath Mallick
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There was something else written in the post above mine... which i see is edited. That's why i asked for the screen shot!
Campbell Ritchie
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