Originally Posted by sytaylor
GOD I HATE Java.
Why do I need a JDK, a JRE, EE, FX, and christ knows how many other bits... and then when I've installed it all properly, why won't javac work? It's registered, its installed (6 times now in fact). But you know, still can't find the compiler.
I never had any problems installing any version of the JDK.
The JDK should include the JRE, and you can either get the JDK for EE (enterprise) or SE (standard?). Once you learn the alphabet soup it isn't bad.