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    popey is offline Member
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    Default execute java program within java program


    i want to execute a java program inside a java program ie i have a program entered by a user in textfield , now i want to display the result of javac and java on that program in my applet . please guide me on how to do this.i searched forum and find exec method but it was used to run system commands.can i use it to run another java program.please reply soon

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    r035198x is offline Senior Member
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    Yes you can. It's not used to run System commands only.
    As of I.6 you can also use the compiler API.

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    Have you checked out the ProcessBuilder class (Java 5). You can use it to run programs. You can specify arguments, the working directory, environment variables, etc.
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