Getting started with JAVA

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Install JAVA

If your pc does not have java pre-installed then you can follow this step otherwise skip.

If you are not sure whether your PC is having java or not then you can check using following step.

  • Open Command prompt and type java -version.
C:\Users\Your Name>java -version
  • If java is installed on your PC then you’ll see something like this on your command prompt.
java version "1.8.0_121"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_121-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.121-b13, mixed mode)
  • If you do not have java installed on your PC, you can download it from here.

Setup JAVA in Windows

Follow below steps to setup global java path.

  1. Go to System

    Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Settings

  2. Go to “Advanced Tab” and select “Environmental Variables”

    Advanced > Environmental Variables
    java path setup

  3. Then select path from System Variables and click on edit button below.

    path > edit

  4. Click on New button and add the path where java is installed followed by /bin. Default path of java is “C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_121\bin” then click on “OK”.

    New > Enter java path followed by /bin
    java path

  5. To Check whether java is successfully installed on your PC, open command prompt and type java -version

C:\Users\Your Name>java -version

If Java is successfully installed on your PC then you’ll see following

java version "1.8.0_121"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_121-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.121-b13, mixed mode)

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