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Running Java programs outside of IDE

Travis Sobeck

Joined: Jun 08, 2005
Posts: 1
I can build programs, compile them, and run them in the IDE just fine. The question is, how do I run the program on a machine with JRE without the IDE?
Jeff Langr
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Joined: May 14, 2003
Posts: 799
Use the java executable (java.exe under Windows). Make sure you have a path to the bin directory of your JRE. Then execute something like:

You can set your classpath ahead of time, if necessary, or set it using the -classpath (or -cp) option. For details on the java command, simply enter java at the command line.


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