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JDK reference
See the following list of Java-related acronyms for reference:
JRE
Java Runtime Environment; equired to run Java code and applications
JVM
Java Virtual Machine; main component of the JRE
JDK
Java Development Kit; required only for development, coding
SDK
Software Development Kit; see JDK
JavaWS
link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Web_Start[Java Web Start] is a framework to start application from the Internet
JavaFX
link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaFX[JavaFX] is a plateform to create and deliver desktop and Rich Internet Apps
OpenJFX
is the JavaFX Open Source implementation
OpenJDK
Open Source project behind the Java Platform link:https://openjdk.java.net/[openjdk.java.net].
IcedTea
is a support project for OpenJDK (concern only developers) link:http://icedtea.classpath.org/[icedtea.classpath.org]