Visual J#

With Visual Studio, Microsoft introduced the Visual J++ programming language and development tool. Visual J++ provided Java-based application development on the Microsoft Windows platform. Programs and components developed with Visual J++ executed on the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine. Visual J#, however, is quite different because it provides for Java-based programs to be compiled into .NET components and applications using MSIL. Therefore, the J# programming language is really like C# or Visual Basic .NET, but the programming language syntax is that of the Java programming language. J# still has all the benefits of the Java programming language as a simplified object-oriented programming language (no pointers, and so on). It is based ...

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