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Accessing Visual Basic DLL from JAVA

kumar mokkala
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Joined: Sep 01, 2005
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Can anybody suggest me a way to acces a Visual Basic DLL from Java.
Any code samples are appreciated.
thanks in advance
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Google for "java com bridge". That should turn up some relevant pointers.


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Jayesh Lalwani
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Joined: Nov 05, 2004
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It's not neccessary that a Visual Basic DLL is going to be a COM object. If the Visual basic DLL is a COM object, then you can use JACOB or other Java-COM bridges to call the DLL. If it's not, then you will have to develop your own C++ JNI layer that will wrap the Visual basic DLL and export the functions to Java
 
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