Here be assembled a few jump-off points to resources useful for those crafting creations in Java. I will try to keep this up-to-date as it is a fast-moving technology-world and obsolete information does tend to waste one’s time. The first few are simply rank-beginner tutorials, to get one started from a standstill. Later we’ll get into some real veggie-protein of software-engineering.
Setting up to brew some Java (on Windows) (updated Feb 2009)