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Installing the JDK

Many excellent, graphical tools for developing Java applets are on the market. These tools are called Integrated Development Environments, or IDEs. For professional development, you'll probably want one of these tools. Regardless of which IDE you—or your company—choose, you should still be familiar with Sun's command-line JDK. Several reasons for this are

  • Periodically uploading and installing Sun's current JDK is the best way to "keep up to speed" with all the latest Java APIs.

  • The JDK is an excellent "reference platform" to make sure your code is portable to as wide an audience as possible.

  • The JDK is easy to install; it doesn't take an excessive amount of disk space; it contains some excellent tools; and it is absolutely free.


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