Java Native Interface

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JavaTM Native Interface (JNI) is a standard programming interface for writing Java native methods and embedding the JavaTM virtual machine* into native applications. The primary goal is binary compatibility of native method libraries across all Java virtual machine implementations on a given platform.

JNI 5.0 Specification

Java Native Interface 5.0 Specification

JNI Enhancements

AWT Native Interface

Other Information


*As used on this web site, the terms "Java virtual machine" or "JVM" mean a virtual machine for the Java platform.

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