Downloading and Installing JDK 12

This section describes how to download and install JDK 12 on a Windows system.

The current version of JDK is JDK 12, which is also called Java SE (Standard Edition) 12 Here is what I did to download and install JDK 12 on my Windows machine.

The picture below shows you how the JDK 12 Installation Screen looks like:

JDK 12 Installation Screen
JDK 12 Installation Screen

To test the installation, open a command window to try the java command. If you are getting the following output, your installation is good:

C:\herong>\progra~1\java\jdk-12.0.1\bin\java -version

java version "12.0.1" 2019-04-16
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 12.0.1+12)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 12.0.1+12, mixed mode, sharing)


Table of Contents

 About This Book

JDK (Java Development Kit)

 What Is JDK

Downloading and Installing JDK 12

 Writing My First Java Program

 Adding JDK "bin" Directory to Path Setting

 JDK Documentation Installation

 Introduction of Java Swing Package

 Graphics Environment of the Local System

 JFrame - Main Frame Class

 JLabel - Swing Label Class

 JButton - Swing Button Class

 JCheckBox - Swing Check Box Class

 JRadioButton - Swing Radio Button Class

 JTextField - Swing Text Field Class

 JComboBox - Swing Combo Box Class

 Menu Bar, Menus, Menu Items and Listeners

 Creating Internal Frames inside the Main Frame

 Layout of Components in a Container

 LookAndFeel and UIManager

 Option Dialog Boxes

 JEditorPane - The Editor Pane Class

 SwingWorker - The Background Task Worker

 AWT (Abstract Windows Toolkit)

 Integration with Desktop System

 Outdated Tutorials


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