Archived: Downloading and Installing JDK 1.7

This section describes how to download and install Java SE Development Kit 7u3 on a Windows system.

To develop Android applications in Java language, you need to have a copy of JDK (Java Development Kit) installed on your machine. The latest version of JDK is Java SE Development Kit 7u3. Here is what I did to download and install Java SE Development Kit 7u3 on my Windows system.

1. Open the Java SE Download page with this URL:

2. Click the download button below "JDK" in the "Java SE 7u3" section. You will see a new page with a list of different download files of "Java SE Development Kit 7u3".

3. Click the "Accept License Agreement" option.

4. Locate the line "Windows x86 (32-bit) 84.12 MB" and click on "jdk-7u3-windows-i586.exe" to start download.

5. Save the download file to C:\download\jdk-7u3-windows-i586.exe and wait for the download to finish.

6. Double-click on C:\download\jdk-7u3-windows-i586.exe to start the installation wizard. The installation wizard will guide you to finish the installation.

Java SE Development Kit 7 Setup
Java SE Development Kit 7 Setup

To verify the installation, open a command window to try the java command. If you are getting the following output, your installation was ok:

C:\herong>"\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_03\bin\java.exe" -version

java version "1.7.0_03"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_03-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 22.1-b02, mixed mode, sharing)

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

Archived Tutorials

Archived: Downloading and Installing JDK 1.7

 Archived: Downloading and Installing Android SDK R17

 Archived: Running Android SDK Manager

 Archived: Installing Android Platform 4.0.3 and Libraries

 Archived: Verifying Android Platform Installation

 Archived: Creating Android Virtual Device (AVD)

 Archived: Launching Android Emulator in AVD Manager

 Archived: Android Emulator Built-in Applications

 Archived: Android Emulator Built-in Web Browser

 Archived: Downloading and Installing Apache Ant 1.8

 Archived: "HelloAndroid" - First Android Project

 Archived: Building the Debug Binary Package

 Archived: Installing the Debug Binary Package

 Archived: Running the Debug Binary Package

 Archived: Rebuild the Debug Binary Package

 Archived: Redefine Text in Resource Files

 Archived: Installing Android PDF Viewer APK File

 Archived: Copy PDF File to Android Emulator's File System

 Archived: Installing Adobe Reader APK File

 Archived: "adb shell" - Remote Shell Interface

 Archived: "adb push" and "adb pull" Commands


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