JDK on PCs at Smith


For CS112 students:

For TA's only:


  1. Choose MS DOS Prompt from Start/Programs.
  2. Type cd .. to get into the appropriate directory.
  3. Create a directory on the C: drive to work from (This can be done from Windows 95 by selecting My Computer/New Folder).
  4. Move to the new directory by typing: cd "dirname"
  5. To begin writing your program type: edit "filename"

JDK is free. It comes with "Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days" text book on CD-ROM, or can be downloaded from Javasoft.