• Subject: Re: Follow up to the Java Applet Question.
  • From: "Brad Grier" <grier@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 11:57:28 -0500

The JRE and JREW commands in 1.2 are located in the JRE/BIN
subdirectories...not in the main BIN directory as is the case with JDK
1.1.X.

Brad Grier

----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Dean <rddean@gdi.net>
To: <JAVA400-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 1999 10:04 AM
Subject: RE: Follow up to the Java Applet Question.


> Thanks for the help Brad, Bob, and everyone else!
>
> The JAVAW worked great!!  Being able to click on a icon and have our Java
> programs run, with out that ugly little MS-DOS window popping up is
great!!
> Thanks also about the info on the JAR file, I have begun reading up on
using
> JAR files and it seems like a great feature.
>
> Brad (or anyone else) -
> One quick follow up question, we are using Java 1.2.  And we could not
find
> the "JRE" or "JREW" command.  But while doing some research into the JAR
> files, I saw a note saying that starting with Java 1.2, you could now
> execute a JAR file from the "JAVA" command, where you could not earlier.
> Since 1.2 now supports this feature, did Sun get rid of the JRE function.
> Or does it still have a separate purpose?
>
> Again thanks for the help, we had been banging our heads over that first
> question for a while.
>
> Thanks,
> Richard Dean
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-java400-l@midrange.com
> [mailto:owner-java400-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Brad Grier
> Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 1999 2:05 PM
> To: JAVA400-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Follow up to the Java Applet Question.
>
>
> If you don't want to run your Java program with a DOS console, use JAVAW
or
> JREW instead of JAVA or JRE. These commands launch the Java interpreter
> without the console. You could then make a Windows shortcut that calls
JAVAW
> directly.
>
> You can also put your application into a JAR file that can be run just by
> clicking on it. Unfortunately, that's beyond the scope of this document.
:)
>
> Brad Grier
> Linoma Sofware
>
> Surveyor/400 - The Java AS/400 file editor and explorer:
> http://www.linomasoftware.com
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Richard Dean <rddean@gdi.net>
> To: <JAVA400-L@midrange.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 1999 10:52 AM
> Subject: Follow up to the Java Applet Question.
>
>
> >
> > We are in the very early stages of research(time measured in days not
> > months) into using Java on our AS/400's.  And the first thing that
really
> > concerns us is running Java clients on our PC's.  We have not explored
any
> > tools, like Visual Java, yet!  So this may be a mute point.  The only
> thing
> > we have played around with is the free Java stuff from Sun and we
realize
> > that there are more programmer friendly compilers out there, but what
> about
> > executing a Java Client application on the PC(Windows 95/98).
> > Questions:
> > 1. Is there any way around running the Java application out of MS-Dos
> > Window?  It hurts the selling point when presenting to users and mangers
> > 2. Is it better to create Java applets and let a browser handle question
> #1?
> > We were leaning toward applications, but again I can honestly say we
have
> > not done enough research to make an educated decision.
> >
> > Thanks for any advice in advance,
> >
> > Richard
> >
> >
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