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Does Java Supports IO Port Programming??

Shahbaz Ali
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
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Does java support IO Port programming like other languages c++ etc.
I want to program some devices in java.. Help would be appreciated ..


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Norm Radder
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Do you mean comm ports like COM1?
Yes, I can't find the links or name right now, but a search on the Sun site should help.
Jesper de Jong
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You will need to download and install the Java Communications API if you want to program ports.

There's also a library for programming with USB ports: jUSB: Java USB (although it looks like this currently works only on Linux).
[ August 26, 2005: Message edited by: Jesper de Jong ]

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