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.
An enhancement to the type system that supports operations on
objects of various types while providing compile-time type
safety. Note that this lesson is for advanced users. The Java Language trail contains a Generics lesson that is
suitable for beginners.
An introduction to designing software so that it can be easily
be adapted (localized) to various languages and regions.
The Java platform's component technology.
JDBC Database Access —
Introduces an API for connectivity between the Java
applications and a wide range of databases and a data sources.
JMX— Java Management
Extensions provides a standard way of managing resources
such as applications, devices, and services.
JNDI— Java Naming and
Directory Interface enables accessing the Naming and Directory
Service such as DNS and LDAP.
JAXP — Introduces
the Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) 1.4 technology.
JAXB — Introduces
the Java architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) technology.
RMI — The Remote Method
Invocation API allows an object to invoke methods of
an object running on another Java Virtual Machine.
Reflection — An API
that represents ("reflects") the classes, interfaces, and
objects in the current Java Virtual Machine.
Security — Java
platform features that help protect applications from
Sound — An API for
playing sound data from applications.
2D Graphics — How to
display and print 2D graphics in applications.