You need a copy of the Java Development Kit (SDK) 1.7 and its associated documentation.
The JDK 1.7 and its associated documentation are available from the following website .
To write Java programs and work through coding examples, you should have a good programmer's text editor.
If you are using a Solaris, Linux, or other Unix platform, then you have choices ranging from VI to Emacs.
If you are using a Windows platform, I recommend Eclipse.
Visit the course Resources page. You can reach this page at any time by clicking the Resources button on the toolbar.
You can find information on recommended software, optional books, internet resources and the course PDF on the Resources page.
Remember, you can reach the Resources page at any time throughout the course by clicking the Resources button on the toolbar.
Purchase the optional text for this course online by visiting the course
page. This book is not required to take this course, but does contain helpful, additional information.