Setting up the Java Development Kit for Visual Studio
The Elements compiler requires the Java SDK 7 or later to be installed if you want to build Java apps.
- Download the OpenJDK: adoptopenjdk.net
- Official OpenJDK website: OpenJDK
- Official Oracle JDK: oracle.com (might require a commercial license)
After Java is installed, Elements should detect it automatically. If it does not, you can manually configure the JRE and JDK paths in the "Tools|Options" Dialog: