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4. Start Playing with Java

Ron Dai1 
Seattle, WA, USA

Download and install a Java runtime environment (choose the right version based on your computer’s operating system): https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

Download and install Eclipse (look for the most recent stable version): http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/

After installation, you should see an icon as shown—the “Neon” version—as an example on your desktop.

Once you launch Eclipse, you will need to specify the Workspace (Figure 4-1).
Figure 4-1

Specifying the workspace

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