Robocode is an open source project available on Source Forge. To install Robocode, download the Robocode setup jar file to your local machine:

Then run the downloaded jar file to install the robocode application.

Readme file:

The Robowiki site contains tons of useful information.


Getting started, which covers running your first battle using sample tanks:

Creating your first robot:

How to use the Eclipse IDE to create robots:

Documentation (javadocs) for the robocode classes is installed during setup and is available from the robocode application menu. Alternatively, the javadocs are available on SourceForge: