What is a JDK?

The Java SE Development Kit, or JDK, is an extended subset of tools that allow for developing applications for the Java programming language.

The installation process is very straight forward:

  1. Navigate to the Java SE Downloads page

  2. Choose the JDK Download:
  3. Agree to terms and download the Mac OS X version
  4. Open the dmg file and run the installation accepting all defaults

Known installation issues

There are currently no reported issues. If you are having one, please report it in the Treehouse forum.