Java is one of the most popular and powerful programming languages that can be run on different OS such as Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. It is a full OOP (Object-Oriented Programming) language which was developed by Sun Microsystems company. Java is more simpler to learn if we it compare to C or C++ programming languages. The basics of Java are very similar to those of C and its OOP is influenced by C++.
-You need to download and install JDK tool kit from Sun's Java site.
-Add bin directory to your window PATH:
Control Panel-->System-->Advanced tab/Advanced System Settings-->Environment Variable-->Select Path-->Edit-->type ";C:\Program Files\Java\jdkversion\Bin" at the end of the line.
-Use Editor like Notepad, Eclipse, or JCreator to write and/or compile your Java code.
In the next pages of Java tutorial you will learn Java programming language from basic to advanced concepts such as how to install Java development toolkit, how to compile and run the programs, understanding variables and data types, using comments, reading values from keyboard, printing values on the screen, string manipulation, conditional statements, loops, arrays, object-oriented programming, package, error handling, graphical user interface (GUI), file stream, database manipulation, and drawing, etc.
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