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Java Garage by Eben Hewitt

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Chapter 3. Java Editions and Platforms

Sort out the different Java editions without losing your mind.

Dear Sirs and Madams,

I just want to programming with Java. Yet, I cannot start. How can I do this?

Thank you,

xaolin

do you have the JDK?? go to java.sun.com and download the JDK.

^_^ zilly

Dear Mister Zilly,

Everything I have seen assumes that you already know this. I do not know this. Please: what is JDK?

Xaolin

am not *mister* zilly i am devo d-e-v-o. now. Java Devlopment Kit. That is the compiler, to compile source code into executable code, and a runtime, to run it. And other stuff.

^_^ zilly

Dear Zilly,

I go to the download my thought is: what is the difference between each of different editions?

Which do I get? I prefer to have only ...

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