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What do I require to run my SWT component ? (Sun JRE/ IBM JRE/ Eclipse framework/ Some jars)

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Hi Experts !

  I am developing a plugin using SWT using Eclipse IDE. I can run and see its result then and there.

  But I want to ask, whether my plugin can be run without Eclipse framework also? If yes how?

  Can I run it using just Sun JRE or IBM JRE or Taking some swt jars?

Thanks a lot,
- Namit
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>  But I want to ask, whether my plugin can be run without Eclipse
> framework also? If yes how?

Yes, it would. You need to keep platform related native libraries (dll, so) on the path in order to run it correctly
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>   Can I run it using just Sun JRE or IBM JRE or Taking some swt jars?
Yes, you should be able to.
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Azureus (http://azureus.sourceforge.net/) is good example of standalone SWT application
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Ajay,

  Are the native libraries included in Sun JRE or IBM JRE? Or I have to include it manually?

Thanks,
- Namit
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All extra libraries must be installed separately like all 3rd party products.

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these native libraries are SWT native libraries for different platforms.
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Does'nt IBM 1.5 JRE already includes swt support? So if I use something like it I donot have to do anything manually?
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... and that's why SWING remains popular, it is everywhere JAVA 4, 5 or 6 is.

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I checked for you:  SWT must always be added.

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SWT is not part of JRE. So, its NOT part of any JRE you download (as JREs follows the specs)
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... but some people do hope that SWT will be accepted as a replacement for SWING.
Refer to the descriptions in www.eclipse.org
... and ECLIPSE is a satelite from IBM.
But for the time being ....   NO

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Hi sciuriware !

  I understand that swt is not part of the Sun JRE. Are you very sure that it is not part of IBM JRE either (1.5)?

Thanks,
- Namit
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Yes, because ECLIPSE (who invented it) supplies versions for IBM platforms; have a look at there.

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