In this part, you will learn about various points of a convivial environment setup for Java language.
In order to set up an environment for the Java programming language this guides you on how to download and set up Java on your machine.
In this chapter, there are steps given to set up the environment for Java language.
Java SE is generally available for free and you can download it from this link: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html .
Depending on the operating system, one can download a required version of Java. Please note that there is a need to set up the environment variables that will point to the installation libraries that are correct, this procedure is needed to be followed after the java has been installed on your device. Follow the instructions In order to download Java and run the .exe to install Java on your system, you’ll need to follow the below instructions:
These steps are given on an assumption that the Java language has been installed in your system in the address
c:\Program Files\java\jdk directory
Environment variable PATH should always be set to point towards the Java binaries installed location. Please review your shell documentation in case of troubling situation. For instance, in the case that there is a need to use bash as the shell, then there is a need to add the mentioned line at the end of '.bashrc: export PATH = /path/to/java:$PATH'
As discussed in our early documents that there is a need of a text editor for writing the Java programs. When there is an option to purchase the most efficient editor of Java most of the users are attracted towards normal editors that are easily available in the market. Here are some of the editors in the market that are known to be efficient and majorly used in the Java programming. The editors are given with their links to download: