V22.0101 Software download and Instructions

Instructions for installing the Java and the IDE (in this class, we will be using JCreator for Windows and NetBeans - BlueJ Edition for MAC)

Instructions for Window users ONLY:

Step 1: Install the Java Development Kit (JDK) from Sun:

Step 2: Install one of * ONE * of the following IDE: JCreator :

  1. JCreator: Install v3.50 under "JCreator Classics". This is the version found in the ITS labs at this time.
  2. Eclipse: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/
  3. NetBeans: http://www.netbeans.org

Instructions for Mac Users ONLY:

On Mac OS X systems, Java (JDK) is already available so you do not need to install it.

  1. Use Command line to debug your programs (reliable)


  1. Install NetBeans - BlueJ Edition:
    • Click here to donwload NetBeans - BlueJ Edition
    • Then select and click "NetBeansBlueJ-5.0Beta-060510-macosx.tar.gz" to Download for the MAC OS .

Click here for further information on this IDE and others.

Instructions for using the IDE: Netbeans - BlueJ edition

Getting Started: writing and running programs:

For a new project (and getting started):

Then to start programming:

Adding line numbers to your screen:

Writing programs:


Troubleshooting (General):

Troubleshooting (Mac):