Using Java 9 Modularization to Ship Zero-Dependency Native Apps


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9 days ago by demon386
“Why can’t I just build an .EXE?“ When Java was first introduced, mainstream programming languages mostly either compiled to standalone executables (e.g. C/C++, COBOL), or else ran in an interpreter (e.g. Perl, Tcl). For many programmers, Java’s need for both a bytecode compiler and a runtime interpreter was a shift in thought. The compilation model made Java better suited for business programming than “scripting” languages. Yet the runtime model required a suitable JVM to be deployed and available on each target machine.
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12 weeks ago by lenciel