For writing applets and Java applications, development tools are needed, such as JDK. The JDK includes the Java Runtime Environment, the Java compiler and the Java APIs. It’s easy for new and experienced programmers to start.
Where can I download the JDK download?
Go to JDK downloads to download the latest version of the Java Development Kit (JDK).
Developers can also control Oracle Technology Network for Java developers to get everything they need to know about Java technology, including documentation and training.
What happens if I’m new to Java?
If you are new and interested in starting to develop Java programs, please consult the new Java section for useful information for beginners.
How do I get Java certification?
Obtaining an Oracle Java Technology Certification provides a clear demonstration of technical skills, professional dedication and motivation for which employers are willing to pay a premium. Oracle’s training and certification options for Java technology are widely recognized throughout the industry and help you with the skills needed to efficiently address the challenges of your IT organization.
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Java Developer Conferences
• JavaOne is the most important Java Developer Conference where you can learn more about the latest Java technologies, deepen your technical knowledge and ask your colleague strategists and developers. Oracle organizes annual JavaOne conferences, including the JavaOne flagship in San Francisco and regional conferences. Visit www.oracle.com/javaone for more information on upcoming events and locations.
• Oracle Technology Network Developer Days are free and practical Java developer workshops that regularly take place around the world.
• Oracle also sponsors a variety of conferences and events with third party Java technology. Search the Oracle Events catalog for an upcoming event near you.
Java Magazine, a biennial single digital publication, is an essential source of knowledge about Java technology, Java programming language and Java-based applications for people who depend on them in their professional career or pursuit. It contains innovative Java application profiles, technical instructions for Java, news from the Java community and information about new Java books, conferences and events.
Oracle Academy offers a complete portfolio of software, curriculum, hosted technology, faculty training, support and certification tools for K-12 educational institutions, vocational and higher education institutions for teaching. Teachers can flexibly insert these resources into computer science and business programs, enabling students to acquire skills that are relevant to the industry before entering the labor market. Oracle Academy supports more than 1.5 million students in 95 countries. Oracle Academy recently expanded its curriculum with Java. For more information, go to Oracle Academy Java Programming.