Tool Setup Instructions

Java SE API Documentation, Version 6.0

If the course you are setting up requires JDK 6.0, follow these instructions to set it up on the student and instructor machines. If you have questions, please contact your courseware vendor.

The Java SE API documentation is a free download from Sun Microsystems. Navigate to:


Under the heading "Java SE 6 Documentation" click the Download button. You'll be presented with a license agreement: read this and accept the terms. Then you'll be given options that allow you to download various bundles. Choose the English-language documentation, and save the downloaded file anywhere on the local machine (or on a shared drive, USB memory stick, etc.).

Unzip this file to c:\Java6. This will create a new tree of files rooted at c:\Java6\docs.

Create a desktop shortcut to the path shown below: