Step 1: Install the Java Development Kit (JDK) from Sun:
Step 2: Install one of the following IDE: JCreator :
On Mac OS X systems, Java (JDK) is already available so you do not need to install it.
- Install NetBeans - BlueJ Edition:
- Click here to donwload NetBeans - BlueJ Edition (Make sure to install this beta version of BlueJ edition "NetBeansBlueJ-5.0Beta-060510-macosx.tar.gz" )
- Select and click "NetBeansBlueJ-5.0Beta-060510-macosx.tar.gz" to Download for the MAC OS.
- Now, you should be able to open program, create a new project (needed first time), compile file (under build menu -> compile file), excute file(under run menu -> run file)
** Other options for MAC:
On Mac OS X systems, Java (JDK) is already available so you do not need to install any software (Make sure that Java is updated-- check your system update on your mac).