Java Installation

Java Installation:

Step 1:  Downloading JDK 

JDK stands for Java Development Kit. It contains Java Virtual Machine(JVM) and Java Runtime Environment(JRE).

JDK – Java Development Kit = Collection of tools used for developing and running java programs.

JRE – Java Runtime Environment = Helps in executing programs developed in JAVA.

Click here, and you will be redirected to the official download page of JDK. Select your operating system and download the file(executable file in case of Windows).

Step 2: Installing JDK

Once the executable file is downloaded successfully, right-click and open the file.

The executable file will start executing.

Step 3: Downloading IntelliJ IDEA :

We need an Integrated Development Environment(IDE) to write and debug our code easily.

IntelliJ IDEA is the best-suited IDE for writing Java code.

Click here, and you will be redirected to the official download page of IntelliJ IDEA.

Download the Community Version of the IntelliJ IDEA as it is free to use.

Step 4: Installing IntelliJ IDEA :
  • Once the download completes, open the .exe file, and the installation process will begin.
  • Click on the “Next” button to install the IntelliJ IDEA in the default location.
  • Do not forget to check “Add launchers dir to the PATH,” as shown in the below image.
  • After this, click on the “Next” button and then click on the “Install” button.
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