Janel is a free, Open Source Java native executable and launcher for Windows.
Launch your Java application just like other Windows executables.
Within the configuration file
set the location of the JVM, any of the Java system properties such as classpath, and more.
A choice of non-console and console applications is available.
The process name is whatever you choose for your .exe file.
New for Janel 4.x is the ability to use the Janel executable as a Windows service.
Janel's executables and source code can be
downloaded from SourceForge.net.
Instructions on setting up Janel to launch your Java applications can be found in the HowToRun.html file and in the online documentation.
Janel's forums can be found
Janel is licensed under a MIT license which means that developers will be able to make changes to the source code
and not be forced into distributing their changes to the source code with their newly created executable.
The license can be found in the JanelLicense.txt file and in the online documentation.
Instructions on compiling Janel's C++ files with MS Visual Studio 2008 can be found in the HowToCompile_VisualStudio.html file and in the online documentation.
Also instructions on compiling Janel with MinGW/Ant can be found in HowToCompile_MinGWAnt.html and in the online documentation.
Janel was developed by Tim Kil.
Anil Guntur provided code for version 0.3.1.
Steve Crook found bugs and provided code for versions 1.0.2 and 1.1.1.
Bruce Cowan provided the code for the enhancements and bug fixes in versions 1.2.1.
Gregory Payne provided the code for the new enhancements in version 2.2.0.
Alexander Eckert provided code for bug fixes and new enhancements in version 2.9.0.
Oliver Lingg provided the code for the new enhancements in versions 3.0.0, 3.1.0 and 3.2.0.
Michael Knigge provided code and documentation for versions 3.4.0, 4.0.0, 4.0.2, 4.0.3 and 4.0.4.
John Stroy provided code for version 4.1.0.
Humphrey Clerx provided the build configuration change for 4.1.2.