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Thread: How to create exe file

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    Angry How to create exe file

    Hi all,

    I have several class files. i need to create one exe file. and when we install this exe file then all forms will be display in GUI format one by one. How can i do this.. please any one can help me??


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    Default Re: How to create exe file

    Java doesn't have exe's it use's .jar runables. Try googling jar files and read up on suns website
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    Default Re: How to create exe file

    There are a few programs which can wrap a jar file into an exe. First take Freaky Chris' advice and read up on how to create an executable jar file. This jar will function exactly as an exe. But if you really want an exe, get a program such as Launch4j (there are other programs as well, but this is the only one that I've used) and use it to wrap your jar into an exe.
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    Default Re: How to create exe file

    See the similar threads list at the bottom.

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    Default Re: How to create exe file

    Making a exe would make your program Windows specific. But if you are sure about it
    I guess you are looking for something like a installer for your java program. [Checkout Nullsoft Installer Tool]

    Its a open source and can be used to create windows installation

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    Default Re: How to create exe file

    Nullsoft doesn't actually make windows executable files. It's an installer in that it puts files in the correct locations and sets up certain Windows-specific registries and system variables so your program can run. I would just pack your program into an executable jar file via Eclipse, then in any OS that has Java, you can double-click on the executable and run it as if it were a real executable file, and it would be platform independent.

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    I've used NSIS before to create an installer .exe file which just does one thing and that is pack my jar in it and run it upon execution. Worked alright actually.

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