This section guides you through the whole procedure of how to set up your own environment setup for the Java programming language.
Set up your own Java Environment by following the below-given steps:
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The instructions to download Java, and processing the .exe to install the java on your device. You will need to set up a variable to point to the right installation directories. After you have installed java on your device.
We assumed that you already installed Java in c:\Program Files\java\jdk directory:
Here, we assumed that you have installed Java in c:\Program Files\java\jdk directory-
SET PATH = %PATH%;C:\Program Files\java\jdk\bin
Environment set up PATH must be set to the point where the Java binaries have been installed. If you are facing any problem in doing this, then refer to your shell Documentation.
For instance, if you use bash as your shell, then you should add the below-given line at the end of your .bashrc.
export PATH = /path/to/java:$PATH'
You need a text editor to write Java programs. There are even much more enlightened IDEs accessible in the market. We briefly discussed the most popular one:
Integrated Development Environment or you can say IDE, provides all general tools and facilities to support programming, like in source code editor, build tools and debuggers, etc.