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View the Java Tutorials Online (Last Updated 07/20/2011).
The Java Tutorials' Blog has news and updates about the Java SE tutorials.
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The Java Tutorial, Fourth Edition. Amazon.com.
Errata for The Java Tutorial, Fourth Edition.
The JFC Swing Tutorial, Second Edition. Amazon.com.
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The Java Tutorials are practical guides for programmers who want to use the Java programming language to create applications. They include hundreds of complete, working examples, and dozens of lessons. Groups of related lessons are organized into "trails".

The Java Tutorials primarily describe features in Java SE 7. For best results, download JDK 7.

What's New

The Java Tutorials are continuously updated to keep up with changes to the Java Platform and to incorporate feedback from our readers. This release of the tutorials coincides with the release of JDK 7. You can find detailed information about the JDK 7 release in Java SE 7 Features and Enhancements.

The following trails and lessons have been updated for the JDK 7 release:

Trails Covering the Basics

These trails are available in book form as The Java Tutorial, Fourth Edition. To buy this book, refer to the box to the right.

Creating Graphical User Interfaces

Specialized Trails and Lessons

These trails and lessons are only available as web pages.