Edit-Compile-Test on Windows at home




We will focus on transferring the files to the server (for safekeeping).

Installing Java on Windows


Download and install the Java Development Kit (JDK):

Set two environment variables:

Editing the PATH variable:

Editing the CLASSPATH variable:


Transferring a jar file to the server


First, if you haven't already done this, you'll need to get SSH-Client for your Windows PC.

  • This is free - do a search to find out where you can get this.
  • Step 1: Run SSH-Client and login:

  • Step 2: Click on the file-transfer icon:

  • Step 3: This opens up another window:

  • Step 4: Navigate to the desired target directory:

  • Step 5: Transfer files by dragging across.
Similarly, one can edit etc on the Unix server and transfer files by dragging them back to your PC.