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difrence betwee java and javaw

niroshan iranga

Joined: Apr 28, 2004
Posts: 19
what is the diffrence between java.exe and javaw.exe
can any one explain with giving reasons
Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 8873

The documentation for the SDK Development Tools explains the difference.

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C. Nimo
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Joined: Mar 23, 2004
Posts: 82
Suppose you want to create a program-icon in window that launches a java program.
Now, what you do? you create a program icon, and in the 'command' attribute you put

So, basically, it's for Windows, I believe, where you can run your programs with no need for command prompt.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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