Sun's Java site
This is Sun's home for Java on the www. Download the latest version of Java, (long download, Java 1.2 (1999) is >20MB). Also get the latest information on Java API's.
Many of the best applets on the www live here.
Java Review Service
Written The Next Big Applet? Submit it here for scrutiny. Make sure it's quality & innovative. What's in it for you? A free www badge for your site!!! (?) :-)
Alternatively, just sneak a look at others who've already done the hard work for you!
Cafe au Lait
FAQ's, news and resources.
Monthly and bi-monthly colums include
Java Report Magazine
Paid subscription available in the USA but the online magazine has most of the same content.
Java developer's Journal
Sign up on the site for a free trial issue. Complete online edition requires paid subscription, but many sections are public (free).
Printed magazine with online content available.
Code Warrior Pro
Along with a Java IDE, there are compilers for C, C++ and Pascal. Great choice for programming in multiple languages on multiple platforms. Download Code Warrior Lite for free before buying the complete package.
Java Workshop 2.0
From the developers of Java itself. Versions for Windows95/NT, Solaris, HP-UX and Unixware.
IBM's VisualAge for Java
One of the best Windows visual Java tools. For Windows95/NT and (of course) OS/2.
Latest versions and information on Borland's JBuilder, now a product of Inprise.
Microsoft's Visual J++
Too customised for Sun to let it bear the Java name, so it's J++. For Windows95/NT only.
Not the same as the Cafe au Lait, this is a good visual tool for cross platform Java development. Database edition also available. For Windows 95/NT and Mac.