How To Download And Install Java Development Kit JDK

Java Development Kit (JDK)

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is a software development environment used for developing Java applications and applets.

It includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), an interpreter/loader (Java), a compiler (javac), an archiver (jar), a documentation generator (Javadoc) and other tools needed in Java development.

JDK is necessary to compile to code and convert java code to byte codes. JDK includes the JRE plus command-line development tools such as compilers and debuggers that are necessary or useful for developing applets and applications.

How To Download and Install JDK Step by Step:

Step 1

you can download JDK from here:-

Select the version by your operating system. If you don't have an Oracle account then create it and download.

Step 2

Run the setup and click Next

Step 3

Select the destination where you want to install JDK by selecting the Change option.

Step 4

At this screen installation is completed, click on  Close option.

How do you know if you have JDK installed?

(Verify the installation)

1) Go to Control Panel-->Program and Features and check if Java /JDK is listed there.

2) Open command prompt and type java -version. If you get the version info, Java is installed correctly and PATH is also set correctly.

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