Java for JOI

Getting Xemacs

Xemacs is free software available from

To install it


Configuring XEmacs for JOI

To customize XEmacs so that it behaves as does the version on the lab PCs,

Integrated environments

In the real software world editors and compilers are usually combined in an IDE - an integrated development environment. Xemacs provides a rudimentary development environment but you may want one that's more powerful. Here are several you might want to consider: A Google search for "Free Java IDE" will turn up more candidates.

Some of these environments may come with Java installed, in which case you won't need to get a copy separately.

You will need to find out how to make the Terminal class available in your chosen IDE.