JDK stands for Java Development Kit. This is a collection of software that allows a developer to create and deploy an application written in Java.

included software Edit

  • Java - program that executes the java bytecode
  • Javac - Bytecode compiler for the java language
  • Javadoc - documentation generator. This takes in Java source code and creates webpages for each class documenting it's methods, fields, properties etc. Using Javadoc comments additional information can also be added.
  • JAR - archive tool. This can be used to create executable programs or to create packages that can be included with other programs

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