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java n c++

Saras Thangaraju

Joined: Jan 30, 2004
Posts: 6
hi guys, any help plz
jus wonderin whether java commands or functions can be executed in c++ platform or in c....
are they like mixable?
Jeroen Wenting
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Joined: Oct 12, 2000
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no, unless you had an engine to use one as a scripting language for the other.

Marc Peabody
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You can pull off running other languages in Java with native.

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Saras Thangaraju

Joined: Jan 30, 2004
Posts: 6
hi guys,
jeroen, what do u mean use one as a scripting lang for the other? how do i do tt/ sorry i am realli new to this...h
Philip Herzer

Joined: Oct 21, 2003
Posts: 21
There are was to mix C++ and Java code. One way I am somewhat familiar with is to use a glue like language like Python. You could write some objects in java, others is c++, c, or whatever language, and use Python to glue them together. Here is a link to an article on how Python does it.
There is also a program called Jython that you could use Pythons interpreter embedded inside of java apps.
[ February 12, 2004: Message edited by: Philip Herzer ]

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Saras Thangaraju

Joined: Jan 30, 2004
Posts: 6
hi guys thanx for the replies...
i think we can use JNI to do it as well.....jus one confusion
whats a native language?
Anand Ko
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Joined: Dec 03, 2003
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Code written in other than Java (like C, C++). I mean code written for particular specifications (like Hardware, OS).

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Dirk Schreckmann

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