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how to make installer

sharjeel afzal

Joined: Sep 30, 2009
Posts: 22

I want to develop a java application
i want to make an installer (application required jre , MySQL)

how i make installer which check if jre or MySql not installed on system
then installer first install these softwares


Wouter Oet
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Joined: Oct 25, 2008
Posts: 2700

Why do you want to write your own installer instead of using an existing one? And if you decide not to use an existing one, what have you tried so far? Why did that fail? Please ShowSomeEffort.

"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." --- Martin Fowler
Please correct my English.
Stephan van Hulst

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 4634

Personally I am very happy with install4j.

The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I'm not sure that it will ever be able to figure itself out, everything else, maybe. From the atom to the universe, everything, except itself.
sharjeel afzal

Joined: Sep 30, 2009
Posts: 22
Sorry ,
i recompile my question
i want to install my desktop java application to client system
application required jre and Some DBMS should be installed
on client side i want to check if said softwares not installed
then during installation of my application jre and DBMS also

please recommend me what DBMS i used and which installer i used

(i want to hide installation wizard of DBMS from client)
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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