Visual J# , What and How
Q. What is Visual J#?
Ans. Visual J# .NET is a powerful tool for Java-language developers who want to build applications and services on the Microsoft .NET Framework. Visual J# .NET targets the new .NET Framework version 2.0, is fully integrated with Visual Studio .NET, and provides added support for building Mobile Web applications.
Q. How to install Visual J#?
Ans. Visual J# can be installed while installing Visual Studio 2005
Q. I don’t have Visual Studio; can I still use Visual J#?
Ans. Absolutely, there are two options.
This will install J# compiler, .NET Framework runtime CLR.
Or install Visual J# 2005 Express Edition Its is a simple, lightweight, integrated development environment designed for beginning programmers and non-professional developers interested in building Windows Forms, class libraries, and console-based applications.
Q. Alright, I have J# installed on my machine, how do I write my first Visual J# code?
Ans. GoTo: Start-> Programs -> Microsoft.NET Framework SDK v2.0 -> Visual Studio 2005 command prompt.
Here’s your first piece of code [Helloworld.jsl]
public static void main(String args)
Now we run Helloworld.jsl on the SDK command prompt.
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\SDK\v2.0> vjc.exe Helloworld.jsl
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\SDK\v2.0> Helloworld.exe
Output: Hello World
Q. Great, where do I get good resources for learning more about Visual J#?
Ans. You might want to take a look at following resources to learn about Visual J#
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vjsharp for any Vjsharp related information.
Q. Now I am getting interested, are there any other samples that I can look at?
Ans. you can find couple of samples here.
Q. Cool… I have started playing around with J#, where do I ask my specific questions about J#?
Ans. Here’s the place, J# Forums. Ask your J# questions to the ever growing J# community.