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Instant Web Scraping with Java by Ryan Mitchell

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Setting up your Java Environment (Simple)

No more programming in Notepad. Although it's technically possible to write Java code in anything that can save a text file, it's also technically possible to recreate the Internet using carrier pigeons (See http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1149). But we don't do that either.

Getting ready

The first step to writing in a new language is to make sure you have the language's compilers and/or interpreters installed. If you do not have the Java Development Kit (JDK) installed already, you can download it from Oracle's website from the following link:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk7-downloads-1880260.html

Writing Java can often become tedious when dealing with Java's often finicky demands. ...

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