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exposing windows� com to java?

Eric Johnson
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Joined: Apr 30, 2001
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is there a package that allows calls to the com?
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
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Check out JNI (Java Native Interface)

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Peter den Haan
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Joined: Apr 20, 2000
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Unfortunately, JNI development is notoriously painful. Check out the open source Jawin project for a nice Java-to-COM bridge.
- Peter
I agree. Here's the link:
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