How to Install Java and the Netbeans IDE
1. Go to the Java Download page on the Oracle website.
2. Scroll down about half way until you see the link for JDK 8 with Netbeans. This is a download package that bundles Java with the Netbeans IDE.
3. Click on the DOWNLOAD button

4. You will reach a page that offers downloads for Windows, Mac and Linux.

5. Before you can download, you must click the radio button next to Accept License Agreement

6. You will be thanked for accepting the license agreement.

7. Now, you are ready to download the bundle. Click the link for the appropriate option for your home computer or laptop. The correct option will depend on whether you are running Windows (, Mac OSX or Linux operating system. If you are uncertain, please consult the professor.

Note that if you are running 32-bit Windows, you will select the Windows x86 option.

If you are running 64-bit Windows, you will select the Windows x64 option.

If you are uncertain, see the link here.

8. You will now be guided through installing Java and Netbeans on your computer.