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The Java® Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics, Fifth Edition by Raymond Gallardo, Sowmya Kannan, Sharon Biocca Zakhour

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1. Getting Started

This chapter provides everything you’ll need to know about getting started with the Java programming language. The first section provides an overview of Java technology as a whole. It discusses both the Java programming language and platform, providing a broad overview of what this technology can do and how it will make your life easier. The second section provides information on the “Hello World!” application. This hands-on approach describes what to download, install, and type while creating a simple “Hello World!” application. ...

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