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Last Updated 2022-03-04
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The Java Development Kit (JDK)

The Java Tutorials have been written for JDK 8. Examples and practices described in this page don't take advantage of improvements introduced in later releases and might use technology no longer available.
See Java Language Changes for a summary of updated language features in Java SE 9 and subsequent releases.
See JDK Release Notes for information about new features, enhancements, and removed or deprecated options for all JDK releases.

The Java Tutorials are practical guides for programmers who want to use the Java programming language to create applications. They include hundreds of complete, working examples, and dozens of lessons. Groups of related lessons are organized into "trails".

Trails Covering the Basics

These trails are available in book form as The Java Tutorial, Sixth Edition. To buy this book, refer to the box to the right.

Creating Graphical User Interfaces

Specialized Trails and Lessons

These trails and lessons are only available as web pages.