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Unix: The Java interpreter version 1.2.1 is installed in Kellogg's research server, skew3 and the DCE/DFS systems in Northwestern.

MS Windows: JavaTM 2 SDK, Standard Edition version 1.3.1 can be downloaded from Refer to their installation instructions.


Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun. It is similar to C and C++, but it is not based on any of those languages. Java was designed to be cross-platform in source form like C, and also in compiled binary form.

Vendor information

Java is a product of Sun Microsystems:

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
901 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303


There are numerous mailing lists and news groups available:

Examples and solutions

Java Links includes sites that offer downloadable Java applets.

Manuals available at Research Computing

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