Java Development Environment (Windows, MacOS, Linux) and Setup

Begin, your Java development environment you are required the used of Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK) Standard Edition (SE).  This can be downloaded from

Installation Guide for your platform (Windows, MacOS, Linux)

Choose the right version (8,9,10..) of JDK installation guide.  Default page shows the current version of JDK.  Find the web link with the text “Install Guide” or text refer to the topic of installation or similar.

Java Development Kit (JDK)

What is Java JDK?

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is a software development environment (libraries and executables)  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)
  • other tools needed in Java development.

Java SE  download link below