In software, JAR (Java ARchive) is a package file format typically used to aggregate many Java class files and associated metadata and resources (text, images, etc.) into one file to distribute application software or libraries on the Java platform.

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What is changing with our standardised manifest values and…

Manifest files are a small text information file stored in the jar. It is a useful place for storing information about the jar. In...
Ethan
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Fixing bugs in the Java JPEG2000 library – getting…

In 2 previous blog posts, my colleague Daniel wrote about finding a memory leak in the Java JPEG2000 library and the source code change....
suda
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Debugging Java – what is the difference between a…

This blog article was posted in response to a question on our forum about the difference between our debug and non-debug jars. We you...
Mark Stephens
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Turn a Jar in to a Mac app complete…

We have a few different examples packaged up in JPedal that can be started by setting system properties with the -D flag from the...
Daniel
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