Environment Setup for Java

April 17, 2017

To work with Java, we have to setup java environment first. Follow below steps to start working with it:

Step1: Download and install the latest version of JDK (java development kit) with JRE (java runtime environment) (32 bit or 64 bit ) depending upon your operating system.

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a) Select JDK download from the below options (it includes JRE).

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b) Accept the license Agreement and Select the JDK version depending upon your Operating System. Download the JDK.

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c) Install JDK by clicking next multiple times.

Step2: Create environment variable by name “JAVA_HOME” and set this variable value to JDK installation location.

Step 3: Update “path” environment variable to the bin folder of JDK location.

Step 4: Download latest version of eclipse IDE for j2ee developers (32 or 64 bits depending upon your Operating System).

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Step 5: Follow below steps to create a Java Project in Eclipse IDE:

a) File –> New –> Java Project. This will create a new project.

b) Enter Project name.

c) Keeping other configurations as default, Click Finish.

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d) Right click src –> New –> Package –> <name of package> say package1. This will create a new package.

Note: By convention, package name always starts with a small letter.

You can also refer to below video for the same:

Now we are ready to start working with Java. Let us create a Java class which will have a main method.

Right click on package1 –> Class –> <name of the class>.

Note: By convention, the class name always starts with a capital letter.

Write below code in this class.

To execute the code Right Click –> Run as –> Java Application.

Note: Shortcut to write “System.out.println(“Hello World”);” –> type syso and press (CTRL + spacebar).

Shortcut to write “public static void main(String[] args)” –> type main and press (CTRL + spacebar).

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