Java Native Interface

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Java Native Interface

(programming)
(JNI) A native programming interface for Java that allows Java code running inside a Java Virtual Machine to interoperate with applications and libraries written in other programming languages such as C, C++ and assembly language.
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Kim knew enough of native methods of attack not to doubt that the case would be deadly complete - even to the corpse.
An important feature added in this release is automatic generation of native method call marshalling code that yields up to 14x improvement in Java-to-native call speed compared to prior versions.
Our heritage of using other manufacturers native method of integration gives as a proven track record in delivering highly functional call center and business process automation solutions.
Hyaluronidase activity was determined according to the native method of Reissig et al (1955) and reinvestigated Reissig et al method.
Yet another yellow paragraph describes the traditional native method for snaring pheasants using a "pagar", or herding fence, and another explains that egrets are the eyes and ears of forest spirits.
A Java SE implementation comprises thousands of standard API classes, dozens of native method libraries and numerous data files.
The preliminary injunction ordered Microsoft to implement Sun's Java Native Method Interface within its Java Virtual Machine, rather than use its own alternative interface and also required Microsoft to add dialog boxes to its tools to warn developers when they attempt to use Microsoft's additional Windows-specific keywords and compiler directives that in Sun's words, they will "lock them into the Windows platform.
To facilitate mixed-language development, Scorpion provides a wizard that maps Java native method calls directly to existing Ada/C code, thereby enabling Java programs to call existing C and Ada programs.
For Java it supports language sensitive editing, AdaJNI (Java Native method Insertion), native object code generation, or fully portable Java byte code generation.
Failing to implement the standard Java native method interface, called
Scorpion is also available with an Eclipse plug-in that automatically maps Java native method calls directly to existing Ada/C code.
We applaud any effort to simplify the native method interface to the Java Programming effort," said B.