javac - The Java Program Compiler

This chapter describes the Java compilation tool 'javac'. Topics include listing of 'javac' options, specifying class path with '-classpath', specifying source path with '-sourcepath', processing 'import' statements, generating debugging information with '-g'.

javac - Java Compilation Command and Options

Compiling - My First Java Program

"javac -classpath" - Specifying Class Path

"javac -verbose" - Printing Compilation Details

"javac -sourcepath" - Specifying Source Path

"javac -d" - Specifying Output Directory

Two Types of "import" Statements

"import" Statements Processed by "javac"

"javac -g" - Controlling Debugging Information

"javac --module" - Compiling Entire Module

"javac -X" - Specifying Non-Standard Options


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Java Tools Terminology

 Java Tools Included in JDK

javac - The Java Program Compiler

 java - The Java Program Launcher

 jar - The JAR File Tool

 jlink - The JRE Linker

 jmod - The JMOD File Tool

 jimage - The JIMAGE File Tool

 jpackage - Binary Package Builder

 javadoc - The Java Document Generator

 jdeps - The Java Class Dependency Analyzer

 jdeprscan - The Java Deprecated API Scanner

 jdb - The Java Debugger

 jcmd - The JVM Diagnostic Tool

 jconsole - Java Monitoring and Management Console

 jstat - JVM Statistics Monitoring Tool

 JVM Troubleshooting Tools

 jhsdb - The Java HotSpot Debugger

 jvisualvm (Java VisualVM) - JVM Visual Tool

 jmc - Java Mission Control

 javap - The Java Class File Disassembler

 keytool - Public Key Certificate Tool

 jarsigner - JAR File Signer

 jshell - Java Language Shell

 jrunscript - Script Code Shell

 Miscellaneous Tools

 native2ascii - Native-to-ASCII Encoding Converter

 JAB (Java Access Bridge) for Windows

 Archived Tutorials


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