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what is the differece between JRE and JDK

 
prakash pawar
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Wouter Oet
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Basically the jre is used for running programs only and the jdk to run and develop programs. The jre doesn't contain the compiler the jdk does.
 
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See #18 in the JavaBeginnersFaq.
 
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