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Can you run Java on iOS?

Tejas Jain
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I'm new to iOS?


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Bear Bibeault
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No.


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Christopher McKay
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The simple answer is no. However, if you are looking to make some sort of game, you could use a library LibGDX which will port your code to iOS (as long as you have a mac).
Shai Almog
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And there is also Codename One which doesn't require a Mac (since we host them in the cloud).
For completeness sake libGDX uses RoboVM which is the actual underlying compiler. There are also XMLVM, J2ObjC & Avian.


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Reda Mokrane
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nope
Arun Giridhar
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Are you talking about this ? itunestore


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Carlos de luna Saenz
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Of course you can... is not as straight forward as on MacOS where you have your JVM.. legal issues (no technical) have done "impossible" to run a JVM in the iOS environment so you have to "convert you jar packages and distribution in "native iOS programs", i recommed you to take a look to the JavaFX port site: http://javafxports.org/page/home have a nice coding.
Alexandra Logvin
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Tejas Jain wrote:I'm new to iOS?


They'are also some apps that allow you to run java websites, one of them i believe is called Photon. In terms of efficiency I experience both good and bad times.
Claude Moore
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In my humble opinion, as long as there is no official support of a Java VM on iOS, any workaround and effort of running java on such platform won't go very far.. with all my respect to solutions like robovm and similar approaches.
 
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