Home Programming JAVA How to setup basic Java development environment

How to setup simple and basic Java development environment on home PC (Window XP). I hope this is informative for beginner or light Java users.

  • Download Java JDK
  • Download free editor
  • Setup path to JDK directory
  • Configure User tools

1. Download Java JDK

- Download a recent JDK from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

ex) Java SE Development Kit 6u14

- Install JDK


2. Download free editor

- Download free text editor from http://www.acrosoft.pe.kr/board/ae_download

- Install Acroedit on your convenient directory


3. Setup path to JDK directory

a. Open control panel window
b. Click "system" icon
c. Choose "Advanced" tap (Picture 1.)
d. Click "Environment Variables" on bottom of window
e. Highlight "path" variable on System variables window(bottom)
f. Edit JDK's path to add ";C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_14\bin" on end of existing statement (Picture 2.)



Picture 1.



Picture 2.


4. Configure User tools on Acroedit

- Run 'AcroEdit' and click 'configure tools' under Tools menu



- Create Java compile batch configuration
- Set below setting



- Create Java execute batch configuration
- Set below setting



- Create Java appletview batch configuration
- Set below setting



- Helper path needed.
- Download our path file at your JDK directory   ex)  C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_14\bin

Click to to download myjavarun.exe

- Reference :http://minicube.tistory.com/m/post/view/id/365


Last Updated (Wednesday, 15 July 2009 13:37)

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