Java Executables

One of the challenges when writing Desktop applications in Java has always been deployment.  The write once run code anywhere concept has always been attractive but it has been the running of the code which has traditionally been the stumbling block.

Over the years there have been many solutions developed to overcome these challenges.  Initially there was Continue reading “Java Executables”

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Testing our Environment – part 5

Having tested our code in Eclipse and proved it works there we now need export our code to the file system.

To get our code out of Eclipse we will export the files from Eclipse to our file system. Continue reading “Testing our Environment – part 5”

Testing our Environment – part 5

Installing Launch4J

  • Open a browser and go to ‘launch4j.sourceforge.net
  • Select ‘Download’ from the menu options
  • Find the download package suitable for your machine
  • Click on the link to start the download.
  • Once the download is complete launch the installer
  • Accept all the default options unless you have a good reason to alter them
  • At the end of the install process launch the application and you should be presented with a dialog box as below.

Launch4J

Installing Launch4J