Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 7th Dec 2007 06:25 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Qt Jambi ships as a single Java library, or JAR (Java Archive) file, plus a handful of tools, including an interface layout and design tool, and an Eclipse plug-in. Trolltech uses its vaunted Qt C++ library as the GUI engine and puts Java wrappers around it. This approach uses the JNI (Java Native Interface) to call the necessary functions from Java. More here.
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RE[5]: Unconvinced
by leos on Fri 7th Dec 2007 20:56 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Unconvinced"
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You haven't seen a Java 6 app running on GNOME recently have you?

No I haven't. Probably because I don't know of any useful Java 6 apps using Swing (doesn't mean they don't exist). The only Java apps I've used much are Azureus and Eclipse, both based on SWT.

It also looks and feels more native on GNOME than the latest version of Qt does, even with GNOME's attempts at skinning a Qt app to look like a GNOME app.

Gnome has made no attempt to skin Qt apps. Trolltech has a Cleanlooks theme for Qt, perhaps that is what you mean.

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