Java Resources.

Last updated on August 19, 2008.

  1. The Source for Java is,

  2. The latest version of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 can be obtained from

  3. For all reference documentation, surf to the Documentation Index at Sun's web site. Or proceed directly to the complete API Specification on the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0.

  4. The interface specifications for all the codes explored and distributed in this class can be obtained from the online apidocs directory. This documentation conforms to the JavaDoc guidelines and your own codes should follow these guidelines as well.

  5. Sun's online tutorials are an excellent way to get aquainted with Java programming. The tutorials are quite extensive and you should find them to be very helpful.

  6. Gamelan is one of the premiere online Java communities. This has been a great source of free Java and JavaScript samples.

  7. As you become more experienced you might be interested in Sun's Developer Connection.

  8. Java's Home at IBM is If you visit this site, you will see that IBM is supporting Java in a major way.

  9. IBM also supports The Alpha Works which makes available early versions of many of their new Java developments.

  10. Java's Home at Apple is Apple has integrated Java into its newest operating system, MacOS X. Java will be one of the most convenient ways to develop future Mac applications.

  11. IDG's magazine for the Java community is