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Lesson 1

Introduction to getting started with Java

This module helps you understand the technology and what it can accomplish.
Time will be speant learning about the standard set of development tools used to develop Java programs. This tool suite is known as the Java 2 Software Development Kit, or SDK. In this module you will learn how to acquire and install the Java 2 SDK.
You will also learn how to use the most important tools provided in the Java 2 SDK.

Module learning objectives

After completing the module, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:
  1. Understand what the Java technology has to offer
  2. Acquire and install the Java 2 Software Development Kit (SDK)
  3. Compile Java programs using the Java compiler
  4. Run Java applications using the Java interpreter
  5. Run Java applets using the Java AppletViewer