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Shamsudeen Akanbi
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Joined: Dec 24, 2010
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Hi guys, i know this question might sound awkward but it's because I need an answer. Can I run a java application on a .NET framework. Thanks in advance.
Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4425

My first instinct would have been "no", they're fundamentally different platforms. But a quick search (did you try that?) came up with this: http://www.ikvm.net/

Having said that, it's not a route I'd take if I could avoid it.
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5838

Java and .Net use different opcodes for compiled classes, so no. Though there are numerous projects that have ways of getting the two to interact.

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Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 39478
There used to be something called J# which was identical to Java™ but ran on a .NET platform. It was withdrawn as a breach of copyright.
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