I'm trying to set up some java stuff on my computer. I downloaded java sdk 1.4.1 and an IDE (jcreator). problem is, when I go and click the compile button in the IDE, I get errors. I don't think the IDE is linking properly with the compiler. I couldn't find out a way in the IDE to set the directory of the SDK.
I also read that I can compile and execute without an IDE using MSDOS if I add something to the autoexe file. what Do I add?
and does anyone know a good java message board, and/or know any good websites that explain things so its understandable to a layman?