Java Development Kit (JDK)

The Java Development Kit comes with a collection of tools that are used for developing and running Java programs. They include:
• appletviewer ( for viewing Java applet)
• javac (Java compiler)
• java (Java Interpreter)
• javap (Java disassembler)
• javah (for C header files)
• javadoc (for creating HTML documents)
• jdb (Java debugger)
The below figure depicts a Java program, such as an application or applet, that’s running on the Java platform. As the figure shows, the Java API and Virtual Machine insulates the Java program from hardware dependencies.
Scroll to Top