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Visual J++ 6.0 Standard can it use Java 2

 
Bosman4_4
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I was wondering if there is a way to use Java2 packages in Visuall J++ 6.0 Standard addition. I would appricate your thoughts. Thanks,
The Boss
 
John Bateman
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Hi
My only thoughts would be.. why? Since Microsoft has officialy dropped any support for Java, why not move to a better more flexible environment that could do what you've requested.
Some free ones are:
Netbeans or Forte (at sun.com)
or even
Jbuilder or Visual Cafe...
My fav is Jbuilder but I'm learning to like Forte also.
Hope this helps.
 
Cindy Glass
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Cindy Glass
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P.S. It is J++ that MicroSoft has stopped supporting, they have not YET totally committed to giving up Java completely.
But I agree. Get a better IDE.
 
Graeme Brown
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As part of the agreement between Sun and Microsoft, Microsoft are not allowed to ship products with versions of Java after 1.1.4
 
Patrick Lentz
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Microsoft Visual J++ is a Java IDE for editing, compiling,
and debugging Java source code. It also provides GUI editing tools
that generate code for you you.
Visual J++ added some extensions to the pure Java language that
you can easily disable.
The latest version of Visual J++ is 6.0. It supports JDK 1.1.�
In order to use JDK 1.2, JDK 1.3, or beyond you must follow the
procedure below:
Modify the CLASSPATH in the registry. Run RegEdit.exe and locate
the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Java VM
and modify the CLASSPATH string to include the rt.jar file from
you JDK distribution. For example:
c:\Program Files\JavaSoft\JRE\1.3\lib\rt.jar
needs to be added to the end of the CLASSPATH string, and don't
forget the semi-colon separating each entry in the string. Also
note the "." at the end of the CLASSPATH string.
 
Terry Stehle
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I want to thank everybody for there help, and special thanks to Patrick Lentz.
Sincerally, Terry Stehle
use to be Bosman.
 
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