- 14-Ago-2007: First english version
In this page
What is Java?
Java is a computer programming language, developed by Sun, very used in internet and intranets programming. Its syntax is quite similar to C++ and there are versions for several operating systems.
Tutorials on Java
- The official Java tutorial can be found in Sun's Java site.
- Bruce Eckel, is the writer of books as "Thinking in C++" and "Thinking in Java", whose electronic versions can be downloaded: www.bruceeckel.com
- The IBM's Java site has algo got several tutorials: www.ibm.com/java/education
- JDK 6, the Java Development Kit, freely dstributable, is available at Sun's site. Latest version is 6 (JDK 6 for development environment, JRE 6 for the "runtime").
- Other Sun products can be downloaded from Sun's site, a the integrated development environment Sun Java Studio. The "mobility" version to develop application for mobile devices can also be freely downloaded.
- JBuilder is a product by Borland, a visual compiler for Java. The "personal" version can be freely downloaded... now and then.
- Info aboutVisual J# (antes Visual J++), the visual tool for Java created by Microsoft, based on Java language.
- As a part of the GNU project, there is also a Java compiler, which is able to generate bytecode or even native code. It is still under development. You can read more at gcc.gnu.org/java.
- Gamelan, a big repository of applets and other source code.
- Mantis Java Links, which also has lots of Applets and other links.
Other links on Java
- Sun's Java site, the creators of Java.
- Java FAQ Archives, the Frequently Asked Questions about Java.
Changes in this page