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Two different Java applications interaction

luckey singh
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Joined: Oct 11, 2007
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Two different Java applications interaction



How two different consoles based desktop Java applications running on same system/machine can interact to each other.

Is any one successfully done this type of programming?
If yes please share the piece of code and steps, which used for it.

Requirement -

We have two console-based application running on same machine. We want that when first application will finish its job it should inform to second application about job status.

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Srikanth Basa
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Joined: Jun 06, 2005
Posts: 241
If the requirement is simple as stated above, the simplest approach would be creating a status file in a shared location on the system. The second application can keep on polling for this file.
Paul Sturrock
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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