Sunday, 3 March 2013

Getting Started and Installing Java.

How to Download and Install Java.

Your Boss gives you a call at the last moment - as usual. You have 20 minutes to write a new web page that gives users an overview of your company's products. Knowing how well java works in such situations, you can choose java as your language of choice to get the task done.

Of course, you've got to make sure you have it before you can use it. So, its time to download and install java.

Click Here to download Java.
Follow the instructions:

1. Click on Agree and Download java button to download java.
2. The file download dialog appears, Click on the save button.
3. Double-Click on the file downloaded.

4. Confirm and proceed with the installation.
5. Few dialogs confirm the last steps of the installation process.

6.  Click Close on the last dialog.

This will complete Java installation process.

Please Note: You need to restart your browser to complete the java installation process.

To verify your machine can find java tools, including the java compiler itself, you need to make sure bin directory is in your computer's path.

In Windows follow the steps to set PATH in system variables in java:

1. Open the start menu and select Settings| Control Panel. Double click the System icon. 

2. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab followed by the Environment Variables button.

3. Click the PATH variable.

4. Edit the PATH setting the way you want it. modify PATH by adding the location of the class to the value for PATH. If you do not have the item PATH, you may select to add a new variable and add PATH as the name and the location of the class as the value.

To verify Whether java is successfully installed. 

1. To find out if the java executable is in your PATH, execute (In the command prompt)
java -version

Hope you guys find this use full...(-: 


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