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Hardware Interfacing in Java

Raza Taqi
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Joined: Jul 06, 2004
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Respected Group Members,
Is it possible to do hardware interfacing through java,I mean to say that lets suppose I have 3 LED(Light Emitting Diodes) and I want to control them through parallel ports than does java provides some methods or are there any specific API's avaliable for interfacing through parallel ports,serial ports and other hardware devices.In C language we have outportb() function for interfacing to parallel ports are any such of these available in Java.

Thanking You,
Taqi Raza.
William Brogden
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See my comments to your identical post in Distributed Java.
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Round these parts, posting the same question in multiple forums is bad practice. It can make it rather difficult to follow a conversation, plus folks spend time saying things that were just said.

Please continue in the duplicate post in the Other Java APIs forum...


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