Java is a computer language and a platform used to display the language developed by Sun Microsystems. Java is essentially a helper program that helps websites perform certain actions. Programmers use Java because of it's ability to be implemented on multiple operating systems (Mac, PC, Linux). In order for the code to run correctly, the platform needs to be up to date. Java is used in several Blackboard 9 applications, and constantly evolving, it is important to keep the version on your computer up to date. The most recent version, and more information about Java can be found on the Java website. This article gives you step by step instruction on how to update Java.
***NOTE! If you use Jenzabar CX, please do not update your Java!***
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