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Patrick Brahami
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I have finished my program and now I would like to distribute it, so people will be able to use it.
How do I export it?
I am using NetBeans 6. I have an executable jar file but I have an issue with it - everyone can open it with winzip and gain my code.
I want to export it 'closed source' style.

How can it be done? .exejar or pure .exe I don't mind.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Patrick,
A jar contains class files which can be reverse engineered. Even if you obsfucate the code, it can still be done.

Your .exe idea sounds like it would work. Presuming you only need to run it on Windows of course.
 
Patrick Brahami
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How could I make an exe though?
And is there really no way to make exectuable jar secured? closed source style?
[ October 23, 2008: Message edited by: Patrick Brahami ]
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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