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Thread: Running my Java first program

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    Default Running my Java first program


    I installed java on my computer..I like to know about class path or path settings before running the code
    i am getting "javac is not recognized " sort of thing

    Please help me in this regard...am very new to java programming....Thanks

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    Default Re: Running my Java first program

    Welcome to the forum! Please read this topic to learn how to post code in code or highlight tags and other useful info for new members.

    Verify you installed the Java SDK and not just the Java Runtime Environment or JRE.

    There are guides for configuring the classpath in Windows, and I assume that's your OS. Using Google, I found this one at Oracle. Come back if you still have questions or if your OS is not Windows.

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    Default Re: Running my Java first program

    "javac is not recognized "
    That's a message from the OS saying it can't find the javac program. The Windows OS uses the contents of the PATH environment variable to find commands. Make sure the path to the JDK's bin folder is on the PATH variable.
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