Writing Java applets and applications needs development tools like JDK. The JDK includes the Java Runtime Environment, the Java compiler and the Java APIs. It's easy for both new and experienced programmers to get started.
To download the latest version of the Java Development Kit (JDK), go to JDK downloads.
Developers can also refer to the Oracle Technology Network for Java Developers for everything you need to know about Java technology, including documentation and training.
If you are new and interested to get started developing Java programs, please refer to new to Java to find useful information for beginners.
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