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Is it possible to read the parallel port?

 
Gene Hilpert
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I have a old basic application that reads the parallel port that is connected to a timer(This is boy scout pinewood derby track) and will calulate the time from the start to the finish. It it possable to read the port like basic does? And If so how.
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You need the javax.comm package from the Sun site. For more specific information on how to get stuff done, a Google search on javax.comm should give you all you need.
 
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I'll save you a search. You can get it from the java site:
javax.comm
 
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Thanks for showing up my laziness
 
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Thanks for showing up my laziness

It's a dirty job but somebody has to do it.
 
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This it!
Thanks again
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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