Introduction to Programming in Java

This page extends on the previous resource to delve deeper into Java itself, relating its use to its history.

4. Installing the Java Development Kit

4.6. For Macintosh

Apple sets everything up for you. Sit back and relax.

The only drawback is that because Apple handles development and maintenance of Java on the Mac, there is usually a delay from the time that a new version is released by Sun and the time that the new version is released on the Mac. Also, getting the latest version sometimes requires an operating system upgrade.

Oh well, you can't have everything.