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GNUStep Java interface

JIGS (Java Interface for GnuStep) allows Java programmers to use the GNUstep libraries from Java, but it is more than a set of bindings for GNUstep from Java: it takes advantage of the fact that Objective-C and Java are very similar languages to make it possible to use Objective-C classes from Java using exactly the same API (and vice versa). Moreover, JIGS can generate automatically wrappers for your own Objective-C GNUstep libraries.


User manual available in HTML format from http://www.gnustep.it/jigs/Manual/index.html; User manual available in PostScript format from http://www.gnustep.it/jigs/Manual/Manual.ps.gz



version 1.6.2 (stable)
released on 8 August 2013

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module 'java'




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26 April 2015

Leaders and contributors

Nicola Pero Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:n.pero@mi.flashnet.it

Software prerequisites

Required to useJava development environment supporting JNI 1.2
Required to usegnustep-objc
Required to useGNUstep make package and base library from CVS

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 April 2015.


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