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Using Java to "talk" to a serial port

 
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I have a DVM that spits out readings on a serial port. How do I "connect" that serial stream to something I can read using Java?
 
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Hi, welcome to the ranch! See if the Communications API does what you need.
 
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Be aware that the Java Comm API is no longer supported on Windows. The JavaRanch IO FAQ contains several alternatives.
 
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