Java JavaTM 2 SDK, Standard Edition

Version 1.4.1


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General Information
Readme, Overview, Changes
README website
Enhancements and Changes in J2SETM 1.4.1 Platform website
Release Notes website
New Features since J2SE 1.3 Platform docs
Documentation Changes website
Installation Instructions
Installation Notes for SolarisTM Operating Environment website
Installation Notes for Microsoft Windows website
Installation Notes for Linux website
Version Compatibility with Previous Releases website
Fixed Bugs website
Submitting a Bug Report website
Contacting Java Software docs
Releases and Downloads
Java 2 SDK Download Page website
Java Software Home Page website
Legal Notices
Documentation Redistribution Policy website
Copyright and License Terms for Documentation docs

API & Language Documentation

Java 2 Platform API Specification   (NO FRAMES)
Note About sun.* Packages website
The Java Language Specification   (DOWNLOAD)
The Java Virtual Machine Specification   (DOWNLOAD)

Guide to Features - Java Platform
Design specs, functional specs, user guides, tutorials and demos.
You can Download PDF and PS versions of some docs.

Summary of New Features
Features added since version 1.3 of the Java 2 Platform.

Basic Features
Virtual Machine docs
Security docs
Collections Framework docs
JavaBeansTM Component API docs
Internationalization docs
New I/O docs
I/O docs
XML docs
Networking docs
Language and Utility Packages docs
Logging docs
Remote Method Invocation (RMI) docs
Arbitrary-Precision Math docs
Reflection docs
Package Version Identification docs
Sound docs
Reference Objects docs
Resources docs
Object Serialization docs
Extension Mechanism docs
Java Archive (JAR) Files docs
Java Native Interface (JNI) docs
Performance Enhancements
Endorsed Standards Override Mechanism
Miscellaneous Features
             (Applet tag, Deprecation)
Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT) docs
Project Swing Components docs
2D Graphics and Imaging docs
Image I/O docs
Print Service docs
Input Method Framework docs
Accessibility docs
Drag-and-Drop data transfer docs
Enterprise Features
Java IDL docs
CORBA docs
JDBCTM (Java Database Connectivity) docs
Java Naming and Directory InterfaceTM (JNDI) docs
JavaTM Plug-in docs
JavaTM Web Start docs
Tool Support
Java Platform Debugger Architecture (JPDA) docs
Java Virtual Machine Profiler Interface (JVMPI) docs

SDK Tool Documentation
Reference documentation for the SDK tools.

Tool Documentation docs

Demos, Tutorials, Training, and Reference
Sample code for applets and applications, training, courses, and tutorials for the SDK.

Demonstration Applets and Applications docs
The Java Tutorial
        An example-filled guide to the Java programming language and core APIs.
Effective Java
        Best selling guide about best programming practices. See also the review by James Gosling.
Training for the Java programming language
        Directory of various training resources.
On-Line Courses for the Java Programming Language
        Courses from the Java Developer ConnectionSM.
The Java Class Libraries
        Code examples for the Java 2 Platform API:
1.2 Supplement
1.1 Packages: java.lang,, java.text, java.util, java.math
1.1 Packages: java.applet, java.awt, java.beans
The Java and Java 2 SDK FAQ
        Frequently asked questions about Java and the SDK.
Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language
        Standards and styles for coding Java programs.
Java Documentation in WinHelp Format
        For Windows users.

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