How to Download and Install Java JDK on Mac OS X – 2019

How to Download and Install Java JDK on Mac OS X – 2019


One of the things you need to do in order to program in Java is install the Java development kit which is also known as the JDK and in this video we’re going to go ahead and do just that and store the JDK version 11 for a Mac so let’s get into it alright so this is the Mac installation video skip this video if you’re on a Windows machine or if you’re running Linux alright so we’ve established now that we want to install java 11 or actually in our case the JDK version 11 so with a browser open we’re going to go to java.sun.com and once that page loads and come down here and click on Java SE, Java SE by the way stands for Java standard edition which is what we’re going to be using in this course so you can see that when I’ve done that it’s come up with Java SE 11 LTS, LTS stands for long term support so what we need to do then is come over here and click on download underneath where it says Oracle JDK then I’m going to scroll down here and click on accept license agreement and I’m going to come over here to the right of Mac OS X the dmg file we’re going to click on that and you can see that started the process of downloading the Java development kit for the Mac and once we get going it’ll be very similar to installing any Mac program and then we’ll go through once it’s downloaded and we’ll actually install it and that will be that alright so I’m going to pause the video and we’ll come back once it’s downloaded ok so you can see now the JDK 11 for Mac has finished downloading we come over here and I’m going to go to the folder where it’s downloaded double-click to open the dmg file and then we’ll let it do its thing and actually install actually what I’ll do is I’ll close the browser don’t need that anymore and I’ll just close the finder window and here we can double click now the development kit the JDK 11 and we’ll just go through the standard wizard to install it on this computer so I’m gonna click on install I’m gonna enter my password press Enter or click install software and you can see it’s very quickly completed the installation of the JDK 11 so that’s it great at this point now we’ve got the Java development kit for our Mac installed in the next video it’s time to download and install IntelliJ and that’s the program that we’ll be using in the course that works with the JDK that we’ve just installed and this new program lets you write and execute Java programs so I’ll see you in the next video after I click on this option here

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