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EXE in Java?

 
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Good day!

I'm going to create a java application, but first how it will be an executable?
I mean one click program then execute..
 
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By EXE, I am assuming that you are using windows... Windows support "one-click" execution of executable jar files. Just package your classes into a jar file, create a manifest to make it executable, and windows will run it with "one click".

If you really need it to be an EXE file, then you can compile it to an EXE. Just google for "AOT java compiler" for some compilers.

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Personally I really enjoy Install4J and Exe4J. They are not free, but they are amazing tools.
 
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Henry Wong wrote:
By EXE, I am assuming that you are using windows... Windows support "one-click" execution of executable jar files. Just package your classes into a jar file, create a manifest to make it executable, and windows will run it with "one click".

If you really need it to be an EXE file, then you can compile it to an EXE. Just google for "AOT java compiler" for some compilers.

Henry



id like to build an application that would run in different platforms without changing the code. so i think Jar file is one of the best options.
correct me if im wrong, Jar file can't be executed if there's no JRE installed in terminal?
 
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Stephan van Hulst wrote:Personally I really enjoy Install4J and Exe4J. They are not free, but they are amazing tools.



Thanks for the advice, but for now, i do really hate using not free softwares..
for the reaso of Financial probs.. Hehe!
 
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Hey guys! i found this by googling.. Hehe!

http://www.excelsior-usa.com/articles/java-to-exe.html
 
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You are better off using an executable .jar.

This is too difficult a question for "beginning", so I shall move it.
 
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@Campbell Ritchie

Sorry Sir..

Anyway, nice link...

Thank you..
 
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