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JDKTM 6 Documentation

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JavaTM SE 6 Platform at a Glance

This document covers the JavaTM Platform, Standard Edition 6 JDK. Its product version number is 6 and developer version number is 1.6.0, as described in Platform Name and Version Numbers. For information on a feature of the JDK, click on a component in the diagram below.

JDK   Java Language
Java Language
Tools &
Tool APIs
java javac javadoc apt jar javap JPDA jconsole
Security Int'l RMI IDL Deploy Monitoring Troubleshoot Scripting JVM TI
JRE Deployment
Technologies
Deployment Java Web Start Java Plug-in
User Interface
Toolkits
AWT Swing Java 2D
Accessibility Drag n Drop Input Methods Image I/O Print Service Sound
  Java SE
API
Integration
Libraries
IDL JDBCTM JNDITM RMI RMI-IIOP Scripting
Other Base
Libraries
Beans Intl Support I/O JMX JNI Math
Networking Override Mechanism Security Serialization Extension Mechanism XML JAXP
lang and util
Base Libraries
lang and util Collections Concurrency Utilities JAR Logging Management
Preferences API Ref Objects Reflection Regular Expressions Versioning Zip Instrument
Java Virtual
Machine
Java HotspotTM Client VM Java HotspotTM Server VM
Platforms
SolarisTM Linux Windows Other


Release Notes
Topics include New Features, Known Issues, Compatibility with Prior Releases, Supported System Configurations, Installation, and More)

API, Language, and Virtual Machine Documentation

Java Platform API Specification   (NO FRAMES)
(included in the JDK documentation bundle and on java.sun.com )
Note About sun.* Packages
The Java Language Specification   (DOWNLOAD)
The Java Virtual Machine Specification   (DOWNLOAD)

Features Reference Guides - Java Platform
All guides listed are included in the documentation download bundle as well as the java.sun.com website (unless otherwise noted).

Java SE 6 Overview
New Features and Enhancements
(available only on the java.sun.com website)

Java Language
Java Programming Language
Virtual Machine
Virtual Machine
Base Libraries
java.lang, java.util Packages
Instrumentation
Language and Utility Packages
Monitoring and Management
Package Version Identification
Reference Objects
Reflection
Collections Framework
Concurrency Utilities
Java Archive (JAR) Files
Logging
Preferences
Regular Expressions
Zip Files
Other packages
Math
I/O
Object Serialization
Networking
Endorsed Standards Override Mechanism
Extension Mechanism
Internationalization
JavaBeansTM Component API
Java Management Extensions (JMX)
Java Native Interface (JNI)
Security
XML (JAXP)
Integration Libraries
Java Database Connectivity (JDBCTM)
Java IDL
Java Naming and Directory InterfaceTM (JNDI)
Remote Method Invocation (RMI)
RMI-IIOP
Scripting for the Java Platform
User Interface Libraries
2D Graphics and Imaging
Accessibility
Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT)
Drag-and-Drop Data Transfer
Image I/O
Input Method Framework
Print Service
Sound
Swing Components
Deployment
General Deployment
Java Plug-in
Java Web Start
Tools
Annotation Processing Tool
Attach API
javac Tool
Javadoc Tool
Java Platform Debugger Architecture (JPDA)
Java Debug Interface (JDI)
Java Debug Wire Protocol (JDWP)
JVMTM Tool Interface (JVM TI) (replaces JVMPI and JVMDI)

JDK Tools and Utilities
Reference documentation for the JDK tools and utilities.

JDK Tool and Utility Documentation
       Including Troubleshooting and Diagnostic Information
 

Tutorials, Training, Demos, Samples, and Other Information
Learning about Java.

The Java Tutorial
An example-filled guide to the Java programming language and core APIs.
Java Technology Home Page  
Training for the Java programming language
Directory of various training resources.
Demonstration Applets and Applications
(included in the JDK documentation bundle and on java.sun.com )
On-Line Courses for the Java Programming Language
Java Web Start Samples
(included in the JDK documentation bundle and on java.sun.com )
Java Series Books
Effective Java
Best selling guide about best programming practices.
Java Documentation in HTMLHelp and WinHelp Formats
For Windows users.
Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language
Standards and styles for coding Java programs.
New-to-JavaTM Programming Center.
New to the Java Platform.


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