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Making a class executable.

Jon Go

Joined: Jan 25, 2001
Posts: 13
Hi how do you make a class exutable?
Gregg Bolinger
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Do you mean as in HelloWorld.exe? You don't without some expensive software. The ideal way to execute a java class or set of classes is using JAR files. On a Windows system you can execute a JAR file by double clicking on the file. Or you can write a batch file/shell script that executes the JAR file or Class file is you prefer. Here is a link on how to create JAR files. Good luck!!

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Jon Go

Joined: Jan 25, 2001
Posts: 13
How do you go about the shell-script thing that you mentioned, and also how do you add an icon to it so you can click on the desktop and it will execute.
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