JAVA Download

I am about to study JAVA in my next semester in college and was just wondering what type of JAVA edition I should download to practice and use so I can learn.

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Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
In the above link download
1) Java SE 6 Update 23 - JDK (not JRE which is only a runtime)
2) Java SE 6 Documentation

I prefer Eclipse ( to write java programs.

But you can also use NeatBeans provided in the link above from objects.
Download the full set.. "JDK 6 Update 23 with NetBeans 6.9.1" (if downloading this, you don't require 2)
correction.. If ur downloading "JDK 6 Update 23 with NetBeans 6.9.1" ie JDK + NetBeans, you dont need to separately download Java SE 6 Update 23 - JDK.

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It's better to use eclipse.
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